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  • New Peace Corps Volunteers

    U.S. Ambassador Thomas Daughton swore in 14 new Peace Corps Volunteers on January 22. The new Peace Corps Volunteers will help with improved classroom techniques, capacity building for teachers, and operation of libraries and research centers.

  • Re-opening of the Orange Babies Computer Lab

    Re-opening of the Orange Babies Computer Lab

    U.S. Ambassador Thomas Daughton presided over the re-opening of the Computer Lab in Rehoboth. The lab, funded through the Self-Help Fund, is a computer training project to assist women, youth & at-risk populations.

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  • Deputy Chief of Mission, John Kowalski

    Gift of Appreciation

    Tom Alweendo, MCA-Namibia board chair, presents a gift of appreciation to U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, John Kowalski at a gala event to honor MCC/MCA-N partners upon the successful completion of the MCC Compact.

  • Deputy Chief of Mission, John Kowalski

    Official handover of the Nghishongwa Earth Dam

    Deputy Chief of Mission, John Kowalski and Agriculture Minister John Mutorwa officially open the Nghishongwa Earth Dam, made possible by the American taxpayers.

  • Infrastructure improvements in Etosha National Park

    Infrastructure improvements in Etosha National Park

    The U.S. government funded infrastructure improvements in Etosha National Park to boost tourism revenues - improvements included construction of 89 staff houses at Ombika Gate and Galton Gate.

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  • Self-Help Small Grants Opportunities: Proposals due February 20, 2015

    The U.S. Embassy cordially invites all interested parties to submit proposals for its Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Grants Fund. During this solicitation cycle, special consideration will be made for projects working in the areas of renewable energy, solar power development, and clean water initiatives. Projects must originate in the community and the community must make significant contributions to the success of the project, such as land, labor, money, materials, ongoing supervision and/or other resources. Deadline for submissions: Friday, February 20, 2015.

  • Peace Corps Mourns the Loss of Volunteer John D. L. Petersen
    Washington, D.C., Jan. 5, 2015 – Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is saddened to confirm the death of Peace Corps volunteer John D. L. Petersen. John, 24, passed away in a swimming accident while visiting northern Namibia on Dec. 31, 2014. (PDF 29 KB)
  • U. S. Embassy Donates Cervical Cancer Screening Equipment
    U.S. Ambassador Thomas F. Daughton officially handed over eight new cancer screening units to the Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services, Honorable Petrina Haingura as “I choose to live” was repeatedly echoed by the crowd at the Health Walk for Cancer in Katatura, Windhoek on Friday, December 12.
  • U. S. Embassy Provides Tools for Success in Rehoboth
    United States Ambassador Thomas F. Daughton officially opened the newly expanded Orange Babies Computer Lab in Rehoboth. The computer lab is one of five grassroots initiatives the U.S. Embassy is supporting through the Ambassador’s Self-Help Fund this year.
  • Ambassador Thomas F. Daughton World AIDS Day Remarks

    Good morning and thank you for welcoming me to Namibia.  I should confess up front that this is the first time I am speaking to a public audience as U.S. ambassador to Namibia.  I can’t think of a better occasion to mark my first appearance than the commemoration today of World AIDS Day, where I have marched alongside the dedicated professionals, activists and caregivers that I heard so much about before I came to Namibia.

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