FOUNDER OF THE HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA FOUNDATION
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA AND FOUNDER OF THE HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA FOUNDATION ON THE OCASSION OF THE LAUNCHING OF THE HIFIKEPUNYE POHAMBA FOUNDATION.
7 JUNE 2014 WINDHOEK Director of Ceremonies, My Dear Wife, Madam Penehupifo Pohamba, Your Excellency Dr Sam Nujoma, Founding President and Father of the Namibian Nation, Right Honourable Dr Hage Geingob, Prime Minister of the Republic of Namibia, Honourable Ministers, Honourable Members of Parliament, Your Worship, Madam Agnes Kafula, Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Honourable Regional and Local Authority Councillors, Esteemed Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Hifikepunye Pohamba Foundation, Esteemed Trustees of the Hifikepunye Pohamba Foundation, Your Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Captains of Industry, Distinguished Invited Guests, Members of the Media, Ladies and Gentleman, On behalf of my dear wife, my family and indeed on my own behalf, I would like to welcome you all to this venue, this evening. We are very delighted to see all of you here, on this occasion, having responded positively and honoured my invitation to join us for the launching of the Hifikepunye Pohamba Foundation. Your presence here this evening, at the start of this initiative, which is very close to my heart, fills me with hope that, through this Foundation, we will be able to make a welcome contribution and make positive changes in the lives of many young Namibians and communities across the country.
H.E. Hifikepunye Pohamba
A better tomorrow for allThe Hifikepunye Pohamba Foundation is a benevolent entity that contributes meaningfully to food security in Namibia.
The Hifikepunye Pohamba Foundation provides financial assistance to the needy and deserving learners in all the regions of Namibia through innovative methods to mobilize sufficient resources for educational purposes.
The object of the Foundation is to create a Fund for educational purposes to be applied in the Republic of Namibia for the purposes of work in one or other or all of the following directions
1.The provision of bursaries and scholarships for students and learners.
2.The refurbishment, maintenance and extension of schools or facilities at schools.
3.Advancement of education of vulnerable and disadvantaged children.
4.Such further purposes within the general objects of this trust as the Trustee(s) in their sole discretion may deem fit.