30 January 2013

Namibia: Pewa Academy, NGO Partner in Offering Computer Courses

Windhoek — The Pewa Academy will be offering free computer classes to members of the San community and those living with disabilities courtesy of a sponsorship of the Namibia San Development Organisation (NGO).

For the rest of those who register for the computer classes, the NGO will also sponsor 60 percent of the fees while the student are expected to contribute 40 percent of any course's fees. This is N$240 of the N$560 fee per student for Level 1, which is an Advanced Level Basic Foundation. For the next two levels, Level 2 and 3, that is the Advance Level Foundation Skill and the Computer Repair and Hardware Maintenance Skill, the NGO will also help each student respectively with N$620 (of N$860) and N$820 (of N$1,100).

Those who wish to register for the courses have until February 5 to register and registration is every day between twelve O'clock and eight O'clock (12h00-20h00) at the Berthold Himumuine Primary School in Katutura in Nazaret Street. Those intending to register for any of the computer classes must produce a copy of their ID and their passport photo. Classes which begin on February 6, will be taking place on Mondays to Thursdays between two O'clock in the afternoon and eight O'clock in the evening, 14h00 and 20h00, with Level 1 being the first at 14h00 -15h30; Level 2 from 14h30-18h00 and Level 3 from 18h30-20h00.

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