Visually and Hearing Impaired Founders - How to Raise Funds for your Enterprise #GEW2020
Namibia prepares for Global Entrepreneurship Week.
22 Oct 2020

Tim Nangombe and Pelgrina Ndumba that worked on an application for the visually and hearing impaired in Namibia focusing local  vernacular languages, arranged with GEN Namibia to have a virtual session on entrepreneurship during the upcoming #GEW2020. 

This will be a definite first for GEN Namibia to have a session with interpreters to streamline inclusiveness for the underserved communities in Namibia. 

The topic will address, "How to raise funds for your startup" while having an impairment.

Tim and Pelgrina, will lead the session. They will be using their "Talk to Me" application that was developed during the first part of 2020. Pelgrina participated in the Entrepreneurship World Cup presenting the application. She was assisted by Tim and was placed runner up to the winner, nationally. #EWC2020

The estimated visual impairment in Namibia reaches 2,77% of a total population of 2.5 million.  

See attached map for distribution of numbers across the country

Johanna Cloete

Managing Director | GEN Namibia

Mrs. Johanna Cloete – Managing Director of GEN Namibia since 2015. She is part of a community of doers and makers supporting startups and scale-… More