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Food For the Holidays

Family of Hope Services closes its doors for the holiday season from December 20th until January 10th when the food program starts again for another year.  During the time when we are closed, there are children in our food program who are extremely vulnerable and most likely will not have very much to eat over the holidays.  Mr. William Shutzer and Mr. Peter May from the United States were extremely generous in sponsoring large food sacks that we could deliver to the guardians of these children once a week during our closure to make sure our children have nutritious food to eat.   What a gift!   […]

January 2nd, 2012|Comments Off on Food For the Holidays

The Best Christmas Ever – Thank you Ms. Bravo!

What a wonderful holiday event the kids enjoyed and all thanks to Rose Marie Bravo from the United States who sponsored everything, and to the volunteers at Family of Hope Services who planned and put on a fabulous Christmas program and party.  Also, a big thank you to Ongos Farm outside of Windhoek who donated a gemsbok to provide us with ample meat.

Mrs. Bravo fed over 350 children a large […]

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Children With HIV

It is estimated that 23,000 children in Namibia are HIV positive. UNAIDS

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Adolescents Orphaned

30% of 10 to 14 year old adolescents are orphaned.  DEPT. EDUCATION NAMIBIA

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Children Orphaned

20% of children ages 5 to 9 are orphaned. DEPT. EDUCATION NAMIBIA

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Lacking Basics

Only 1 in 5 children owns a blanket, pair of shoes, and a second set of clothes.UNICEF

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Vitamin A Deficiency

1 in 4 Namibian children lacks vitamin A making them prone to many childhood diseases.UNICEF

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Malnutrition

1 in 3 Namibian children suffers from malnutrition and stunted growth.UNICEF […]

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Iodine Deficiency

1 in 4 suffers from an iodine deficiency.  This creates a reduced capacity to learn.UNICEF

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Poverty

1 in 3 Namibian children grows up in poverty. 1 in 4 live in severe poverty.NSA

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