27 November 2012
Namibia: Ambassador With a Big Heart
Children at the Home of Good Hope in the Goreangab informal settlement were treated to a Christmas party by the Finnish Embassy on Friday.
Finnish Ambassador Anne Saloranta, her husband and the staff of the Finnish embassy joined the children at the centre where they were given food, sweets, fruit and toiletries. The embassy generated some money from selling old furniture and appliances. It was then agreed that the money would be used for staff recreation. “But when I approached my staff with the idea of rather supporting the centre and giving the children a special treat everyone agreed and they even donated more money,” said Saloranta.
Copyright © 2012 The Namibian. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com).
To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.
AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.