ABOUT US

STAFF

The DRFN being a non-profit organization depends on funding from external sources to implement some of its activities.
If you wish to make a donation towards the work that the organization implements, please make use of these banking details.
For more information on this please contact:

DRFN
FNB-Namibia
Account number: 555 011 525 61
Branch: Maerua
Branch code: 282273
Swift code: FIRNNANX


DR MARTIN B SCHNEIDER
DR MARTIN B SCHNEIDER
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Desert Research Foundation of Namibia promotes best practice in environmental management and sustainable development for the benefit of all Namibians.

ANNEMARIE BRANDT
ANNEMARIE BRANDT
HEAD: FINANCE

The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for. - by Maureen Dowd

BERNADETTE SHALUMBU-SHIVUTE
BERNADETTE SHALUMBU-SHIVUTE
PROJECT COORDINATOR

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. - by Eleanor Roosevelt

BEN BEGBIE-CLENCH
BEN BEGBIE-CLENCH
PROJECT'S ADVISOR

Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. - by Henry Ford

BIBIANA TORRES
BIBIANA TORRES
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Never lose hope always stay focused. - Unknown

ANN VAN WYK
ANN VAN WYK
HEAD: ADMINISTRATION

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible. - by Winston Churchill

MANASSE DOUSEB
MANASSE DOUSEB
MAINTENANCE

Giving has the power to transform the eternal dance of life. - by a giver

BELINDA THANISES
BELINDA THANISES
LISUP PROJECT COORDINATOR

When there is no enemy within, enemies outside cannot hurt you. - an African proverb

VANDA REKA KUJBUS
VANDA REKA KUJBUS
Intern

Vanda is a student of the University of Copenhagen, Department of Science, visiting the DRFN/MLR livelihoods project in Gobabis from 1 March to 30 May 2017 to participate in data gathering for DRFN’s LISUP project with San communities in the region.


SUSAN HAMMITT
SUSAN HAMMITT
US Peace Corps Volunteer

Susan Hammit is a Peace Corps volunteer who has been with the DRFN since September 2017. She is based in Gobabis and has been assigned to work on the Livelihoods Support Programme (LISUP), which is currently in its fourth implementation phase.

Susan will be in Namibia for a period of 2 years, and whilst here she will focus on training the project beneficiaries on financial literacy aspects as well as exploring various income generating activities that the beneficiaries can engage on to improve their livelihoods.

The DRFN welcomes you on-board and it is our wish and desire that the skills and knowledge you bring to the project, will leave a lasting impact

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This website was created with the support of the Hanns Seidel Foundation.