The Hope Village in the capital on Monday received a food items and basic necessities from the Auas Valley Shopping Centre.
According to a media statement issued to Nampa by Agra on Monday, the money donated to the Hope Village is aimed towards the uplifting of Namibian communities.
“Whilst our walls and love give comfort and assurance to children under our care, your donation goes a long way in ensuring these children sleep with full stomachs and play with enthusiasm from energy of the meal you provided,” said Marietjie de Klerk, founder of Hope Village, while receiving the donation.
De Klerk said the children will attend school with happy faces, clean uniforms and play with tingling hearts and that the donation is greatly appreciated.
She added that Hope Village gives loving, caring homes for abandoned, orphaned and vulnerable children infected and /or affected by HIV/Aids.
“In these homes, their basic needs for food, protection and accommodation are met but also their need for love, affection and security,” said De Klerk.
She further mentioned that it is their endeavour to help each child to reach his/her full potential educationally, psychological, emotionally and physically.
“We give them an opportunity to go to school, to do sport, to do arts and craft. In this way, we want them to grow up and become productive members of society,” said De Klerk.