PwC helps women
PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax & Advisory Services Namibia (PwC) has donated 15 computers to the Women’s Action for Development (WAD). The NGO will utilise this donation to equip their 3 training centres. At the hand-over ceremony, Talita Horn (left), Associate Director at PwC, speaking on behalf of Managing Partner, Nangula Uaandja, commended Veronica de Klerk (right) for WAD’s contribution to uplift women. The current Businesswoman of the Year also emphasized that the donation formed part of PwC’s efforts in, “recognising the contributions made by civic organisations such as WAD in empowering women with skills as well as uplifting their social stature by promoting self-reliance and personal growth”. PwC Namibia is already a well known training institution in the areas of accounting, auditing and advisory consultancy work and is instrumental in training and nurturing black accountants from initial bursary funding to apprenticeship. The firm’s partnership currently comprises an unprecedented five female directors.