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11 January 2010
Naming the trees in Namibia by Obert Chinhamo, UNV Programme Officer, Windhoek
Windhoek, Namibia: International Volunteer Day was celebrated in Namibia through three major activities: awareness raising; the planting of trees; and the launch of the Havana Multi- Purpose Centre in Katutura, which is situated at the periphery of the City of Windhoek.  Read article
More about: Environment
13 February 2009
Taking volunteerism forward in Namibia 
Windhoek, Namibia: International Volunteer Day (IVD) included a dialogue that saw significant steps towards building up the voluntary sector in the country.  Read article
15 January 2008
Volunteers help tackle health and education problems in Namibia by Frederick Philander
Windhoek, Namibia: "This is the first time that I am presiding over a swearing-in ceremony in Namibia, and I feel a tremendous sense of pride, both as an ambassador and as an American," says Dennise Mathieu, new US Ambassador to Namibia.  Read article
More about: Education  Health
08 December 2006
Volunteerism is not only for women by Petronella Sibeene
A report on "An Assessment of Community Volunteers and Community-Based Health Care Programmes" launched yesterday by the Minister of Health and Social Services, Richard Kamwi, shows that Namibia has a total of 4728 volunteers helping their communities at different levels, and 80% of this represents women participation.  Read article
More about: Gender
08 December 2003
Namibian volunteer-based organizations celebrate IVD 
Windhoek: The Namibia Volunteer-based Organisations Forum (NVOF), comprising national and international volunteer based organisations in Namibia, jointly celebrated International Volunteer Day (IVD) 5 December 2003 in the capital Windhoek with large public attendance.  Read article
From: UN Volunteers Namibia
More about: Advocacy

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