Thursday, 22 February 2018 - Another unforgettable
memory was created between MultiChoice
Namibia (MCN) and NISE (National
Institute for Special Education) via a sponsorship handover of 3x 55” HiSense Smart TV’s.
The much needed donation valued at around
N$25 000 came after calls for assistance to help the struggling institution
fulfil its commitment to their hearing impaired learners. With these donated
TV’s, students will be able to stay abreast of current affairs within the
education learning discipline.
will really make a big difference in the lives of our students, we cannot thank
MultiChoice Namibia enough for this,” said an overjoyed NISE Principle, Mr Oberholzer.
“Smiles lit the room up as 130 pupils shared in the
joy of the precious moment. We heard your call and we answered, it gives
me great pleasure to official handover these television sets to you today. As a
broadcast media entity, we continue to enrich the lives of our Namibian
children through entertainment. In line with MultiChoice Namibia’s vision of enriching lives, we
are pleased to have joined NISE’s efforts towards positively elevating the
lives of the hearing impaired” added Roger Gertze, GM for MultiChoice Namibia.
For more information:
Nadhi Kalili | Public Relations Officer
Telephone: +264 61 270 5103
Cell: +264 81 231 5311
About National Institute
for Special Education (NISE) School for the Hearing Impaired
NISE is co-located with two
other special schools – a school for the visually impaired and a school for
children with learning disabilities. The school has been educating hearing
impaired pupils since 1995, at inception they had 10 learners and 1
teacher, now it houses 149 students and 18 teachers. NISE is located in
Khomasdal, Windhoek, and is headed by Mr. Manuel A. Oberholzer.
MultiChoice Africa Limited (“MultiChoice
Africa”) is an African pioneer of pay TV services in sub-Sahara Africa, having
launched the first digital satellite service in the 1980s. MultiChoice Africa
provides multi-channel multi-platform digital pay television services
containing channels from Africa, America, China, India, Asia and Europe. The
company has over twenty years’ experience as a Pay TV operator in Africa,
offering cutting-edge digital technology and a selection of DStv and GOtv
bouquets containing premium television channels for subscribers in 49 African
countries and the adjacent Indian Ocean islands. MultiChoice Africa provides
its digital satellite television service – DStv - to subscribers’ homes from
two different satellites, namely: the Intelsat 20 (“IS 20”) Ku BAND and
Eutelsat 36B (used to be called W7) Ku Band. The GOtv offering is on a DTT
(DVB-T2) network which was established in 2011 and currently covers eight
countries. This low cost mass market offering provides great family entertainment
at a price everyone can afford.