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Ombetja Yehinga Organisation

Org #64225
Vetted since 2019
2003
year founded
$29,170
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Ombetja Yehinga Organisation(OYO) is a Namibian Trust (T109/09) that uses the Arts to create social awareness. All our projects have an Art component (dance, drama, films, publications), all address a social issue (including HIV, teenage pregnancy, gender-based violence, anti-bullying). Most of our projects are in school but we also work with offenders in correctional facilities. OYO believes that children and teenagers need to be reached more than once (to reinforce messages), using exciting mediums (to stimulate their attention) with simple, yet strong messages (to impact on their attitudes and behaviours). OYO suggests interventions to start a dialogue with the schools (whereby schoo... read more

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Philippe Talavera
Philippe Talavera
Team
Philippe R Talavera, Cecilia L Petrus
Organization Information
4 Babie Street
P.O Box 97217
Windhoek, 10020
Namibia
+264 61 254 915
Organization Information
4 Babie Street
P.O Box 97217
Windhoek, 10020
Namibia
+264 61 254 915

Project Reports

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Oct 6, 2021
Working through a difficult COVID19 third wave
As you know, the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) is a Namibian NGO that uses Arts to create social awareness. The period June to August has been extremely difficult. Namibia has been hit by a very...
Jun 9, 2021
A still precarious situation
As you know, the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) is a Namibian NGO that uses Arts to create social awareness. 2020 had been very difficult, and we were all hoping 2021 would be a little easier. But...
Feb 17, 2021
Starting a new year with you
As you know, the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) is a Namibian NGO that uses Arts to create social awareness. As we all know 2020 has been extremely challenging due to COVID19. Schools closed mid...
 
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