Posted: 22 Feb 2024

Visual impairment is Namibia’s second most common disability with over 30 000 blind or visually impaired and mostly found in poor communities, according to the Census data from 2011. A Germany based entity Fielmann Group AG (Fielmann), formerly Fielmann AG, is a designer, manufacturer, distributor and optician of visual aid products came to the aid through a Corporate Social Responsibility Investment of reading accessories. The company donated eyewear to assist the vulnerable and marginalized members with the ability to restore their sight, the First Servant His Worship, the Mayor Hon. Cllr. Phillippus A. Balhao handed over the glasses to Mr. Theo Klatte from Windhoek Optics that will ensure the glasses reach deserving owners.