Stakeholder and Administrative Affairs Manager at Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb, Isai Nekundi handing over a cheque to the Managing Director of the Arts Performance Centre, Lis Hidber
On 15 September 2015, Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb made and an announcement of its sponsorship of N$ 30 000.00 towards the Arts Performance Centre (APC) in Tsumeb. The amount will be used for the centre’s upcoming annual talent show which will take place on 17 October 2015.
APC is a centre where children are taught a wide variety of artistic education. The centre offers lessons in music such as, marimba, string-and brass instruments, harp as well as visual arts.
During the announcement, Stakeholder and Administrative Affairs Manager at Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb, Isai Nekundi noted that after 5 years of Dundee Precious Metals’ existence in Tsumeb one can really see a change in the community. “Our legacy is to ensure we have assisted the residents in making Tsumeb community a better place than before, and attain a lasting imprint on which further generations can benefit and reflect upon” said Nekundi.
“The Managing Director at the Arts Performance Centre, Lis Hidber said there are a lot of expenses involved in managing a non-profit organisation, because we only depended on sponsorships. Thank you for your contribution, your support will open new opportunities for young people and help to enhance their music and art skills” Lis added.
Furthermore Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb has been supportive to various initiatives and is pleased to keep the support for the future, according to Isai “We are proud to be part of the Tsumeb community and we will invest back in the community, we are going to travel this journey together and we are here to help” stated Nekundi.
Children from diverse backgrounds gather at the centre in the afternoons to participate and rehearse with different activities. The youngsters also perform at various social events.