Omaheke COSDEC, Gobabis

Training Programmes being offered in 2015

1. Beadwork – Beginners
2. Bricklaying and Plastering
3. Joinery and Cabinetmaking
4. Food Preparation and Serving
5. Office Administration

Contact details:
Tel: 062-564939
Fax: 088 640 941


Physical address:
Lazerette Street, Block E, Wennie du Plessis High School, Gobabis

Postal address: P. O. Box 857, Gobabis

Background of the Centre

Item Description




Omaheke –  Known as Cattle country, farming for both subsistence and commercial gain are the most prevalent form of livelihood in all of Omaheke. Faming accounts for the main source of household income.

Target Population ( Youth and Previously Disadvantaged)

40% of Omaheke population is less than 15 years old, the high rate of unemployment and student’s failure after grade 10 is enough justification for opening Omaheke COSDEC

Population of town in which you are located


Interim Board Members

  1. Mr. Efraim Dawids
  2. Mr. Izak De Beer
  3. Mr. Pecka Semba
  4. Mrs G. Botha
  5. Mr. VT Kaune

Training Programmes been conducted over the years since inception


Beadwork and Office Administration, basic computer skills

Future Developments

With future interventions coming to our region such as the MCA and with the on-going partner relationship such as the Municipality of Gobabis and the Town of Smallingerland (Netherlands), we hope is to contribute and add additional courses and trades to the currently offered courses or trades.