"The Caring Namibian Man" - OYO


99FM spoke to Dr Philippe Talavera from The Ombetja Yehinga Organization Trust (oro) who embarked on an exciting project that depicts men in the Namibian society

as caring individuals, who step beyond the stereotype of violent and abusive persons. The project involved 110 girls

and 110 boys in the Ohangwena and Omusati regions. After its display at the Goethe-Institut Namibia which ended on 24 August 2022, the exhibition will tour schools to encourage a positive discussion about the role of men

In society and for the youth to engage in discussions around the understanding or feminine and masculine genders. "OyO earlier this year held weekend camps with schools in the two regions. We taught the girls and boys now to use a camera and various skills of photography before they established clubs in their schools to talk about social issues and identify opportunities for them to take photos or men in their communites who were in the action of performing kind acts to any other being." said Dr. Philippe Talavera, the Director and Founder of the Ombetja Yehinga Organisation.

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