sustainable growth

11 03, 2024

NAMIBIA TRAINS 2000 ENTREPRENEURS UNDER EMPRETEC

2024-03-11T11:01:50+00:00 March 11th, 2024|NEWS|

Article by: Business Express EMPRETEC Namibia which first trained entrepreneurs on 16 October 2019 has now trained close to 2000 entrepreneurs of which about 30% were vulnerable categories, Minister of Industrialisation and Trade, Lucia Iipumbu has said. EMPRETEC Namibia, is a collaboration between the Ministry and UNDP Namibia with the aim to train MSMEs and larger [...]

5 03, 2024

THE MUTUAL RESPONSIBILITY OF LENDERS & BORROWERS

2024-03-05T08:37:24+00:00 March 5th, 2024|NEWS|

29/02/2024 DBN Executive for Marketing and Corporate Communication, Jerome Mutumba, talks about the mutual responsibilities of lending and borrowing In the wake of the repeated calls for write-offs of loan repayments for small and medium enterprises issued with the purpose of enhancing Namibia’s development, economic activity and prosperity, Development bank of Namibia (DBN) Executive for [...]

1 03, 2024

IRDNC: LEADING THE WAY IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

2024-03-01T10:45:29+00:00 March 1st, 2024|NEWS|

01 March 2024 By Daniel Munyanya, Final Year Student, University of Namibia Introduction: Empowering Communities for Sustainable Futures Nestled within Namibia’s communal lands lies a beacon of hope for both people and wildlife:  The Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC). As a final year student at the University of Namibia, my internship journey with [...]

25 07, 2023

STORIES THAT MATTER WITH STANDARD BANK

2023-07-25T12:28:15+00:00 July 25th, 2023|NEWS|

A SAFER LEARNING ENVIRONMENT - FOR THE SCHOOL FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED The School for the Visually Impaired in Khomasdal, a government school that caters for blind learners, children with albinism, learners with learning disabilities and visually impaired individuals, recently received a generous donation which has significantly improved their facilities. The donation, consisting of various [...]

25 07, 2023

STORIES THAT MATTER WITH DEBMARINE

2023-07-25T11:54:55+00:00 July 25th, 2023|NEWS|

HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL - DEBMARINE NAMIBIA SUPPORTS ELUWA SPECIAL SCHOOL IN ONGWEDIVA In a world where barriers often hinder the potential of children with disabilities, a ray of hope shines brightly in Namibia. Debmarine Namibia, a renowned diamond recovery company, has taken a momentous step towards transforming the lives of exceptional children by making a [...]

25 07, 2023

STORIES THAT MATTER WITH STANDARD BANK

2023-07-25T10:10:00+00:00 July 25th, 2023|NEWS|

A VISION OF HOPE Hope Village has been a beneficiary of Standard Bank's long-term support for over 14 years. According to the founder of Hope Village, Marietjie de Klerk, Standard Bank committed to the project wholeheartedly from the beginning. As the former MD, Mpumzi Pupuma, said, "We are in it for the long haul. We [...]

25 07, 2023

STORIES THAT MATTER WITH STANDARD BANK

2023-07-25T09:50:28+00:00 July 25th, 2023|NEWS|

BRIGHTER DAY INITIATIVE The Brighter Day Hope Foundation is a psychosocial support and holistic education development organisation that has been operating in partnership with Standard Bank. It was endorsed by the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture in November 2021. As part of the Brighter Day Initiative, psychosocial support services were rolled out in collaboration [...]

25 07, 2023

STORIES THAT MATTER WITH STANDARD BANK

2023-07-25T08:48:03+00:00 July 25th, 2023|NEWS|

N$400M RAISED IN GREEN BOND ISSUANCE DEBUT First issued in 2007, green bonds were created to exclusively finance project, assist or business activities that have positive environmental and / or climate benefits. Standard Bank Namibia has emphasised its commitment to playing a key role in sustainable funding solutions in Namibia by successfully raising N$400 million [...]