Anke is our manager. It is her belief that it is her duty to use the possibilities that she has had in her life to create chances for others. The work with the youth, sharing of education and thereby combating the consequences of poverty, matches her career ideal.
Frans is our Computer Science teacher. He studied at the IT Department at CTC in Omaruru to become a tutor. He joined MYO in February 2013 and besides teaching our learners in computer, he also is responsible for maintaining our computer lab and assists with some IT work in the office or library.
Fulvia is the Life Skills teacher and librarian at MYO. She is originally from the Zambezi region in Namibia. She started working for MYO in September 2010 as secretary and now forms part of the MYO teaching staff. She is also the Grade 4 class teacher.
Isaac is one of our two English teachers and the grade 5 class teacher. He is originally from Zimbabwe. He started working for MYO in June 2018. With a passion for poetry and storytelling, his classes are very entertaining.
Jan is the Mathematics teacher at MYO with over 40 years of teaching experience. Teaching is more than a mere job for Jan, it is his passion. He is able to teach relevant math principles providing solid foundations to the learners.
Kathleen is the MYO office administrator and she also teaches reading lessons to the Grade 7 class. She was a previous MYO manager (2010-2012) and loves working with the students at MYO. She has many years experience in public relations and office administration from working with companies like Rössing and the British Government.
Roline is one of MYO’s English teachers and the grade 8 class teacher. She has decades of teaching experience. She focuses on establishing strong foundations in English and reading while cultivating a love for learning.
Joel is a talented musician and shares his skills with the MYO learners, teaching them to play marimbas, drums and harmonica. His music delights everyone who visits and enhances all of our functions. Joel is the bandleader of African Vocals, an a capella group from Swakopmund.
Tracy is the recorder teacher at MYO. Her love for music and her positive attitude charms our learners and everybody else alike.
Moses (grounds maintenance) has been with MYO since 2008. One of the first things our guests notice on their visits to our facilities is the beautifully maintained garden and grounds. Moses takes great pride in his work and you will often find him tidying the premises and pruning flowers while humming a tune.
Welerie (cook & housekeeper) has been responsible for keeping our learners well nourished with her delicious lunches since June 2009. It is also Welerie who does an excellent job of keeping our facilities clean. She has a positive outlook to everything – and she makes an excellent split pea soup!
Mondesa Youth Opportunities is a registered trust in Namibia and an IRS 501(c)3 approved non-profit in the United States. MYO relies exclusively on donations from individuals or businesses to sustain our operations.