ART CAN TRANSFORM Project kicks off at Ambrosius Amutenya Primary School (AAPS) in Oranjemund.

Windhoek based artist Nicky Marais and Oranjemund based artist Aurelia Sieberhagen was contracted by OMDis to coordinate a school mural project.

On the 10th of August 2021, a group of 15 Grade 7 learners were selected by their teachers to be part of this project. These enthusiastic learners are looking forward in developing new art skills and are prepared to work after school including weekends to create an exciting mural painting for their school.

OMDis open up SMEs Centre on their premises


On Thursday, 19 August 2021, OMDis officially opened up the new SMEs Centre in Oranjemund, located at the OMDis Offices at 19-7th Avenue.

In partnership with SMEs Compete alongside other stakeholders, we have managed to facilitate Business Skills Development training and resource development for business owners within Oranjemund over the period of June 2020 up to date. We have managed to positively impact; 1) Employment Creation, 2) Business Growth, 3) Increased Competitiveness, 4) Status Regularisation & Compliance with obligations, 5) Business Skills Enhancement and acting upon or use of new skills and 6) Business Linkage opportunities.

Benches donated and installed at the East Gate Courtyard

East Gate Courtyard benches

Three wooden picnic benches have been built by a local carpenter as part of the support local businesses initiative. East Gate is a shopping complex for small micro-entrepreneurs and has recently seen a rise of activity with new businesses establishing there.

Property Development project kicks off in Oranjemund

Property Development project kicks off in Oranjemund

On the 10th of August a team of town planners, architects and engineers from the AIJ consortium had an inception meeting with OMDis as part of a property development feasibility study for Oranjemund. This exciting project will see property development concepts presented to develop three key assets: the Golf club, the yacht club and the bowling club.

Agricultural Project Pamwe doing big things


Mara Beukes, the principal of Ambrosius Amutenya Primary School in Oranjemund, says their school prides itself on its school garden.

The project, titled Agricultural Project Pamwe, started five years ago and the school has since been known as the ‘green school’.

Oranjemund in the spotlight


Explorer Kate Leeming sets out to make the first bicycle journey down Namibia’s Skeleton Coast, where the Namib Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean. Kate’s thousand-mile journey sees her enduring some of the most inhospitable conditions on the planet, in one of Africa’s most remote and spectacular locations. She ends her journey in Oranjemund, where her story lingers for a while on this unique town and what it offers. The series is now showing on Outside TV, its market is mainly USA and Australia. Sponsored by OMDis.