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Mother’s Voice visit The Economist newspaper

Fifteen learners from the Mother’s Voice Grassroots Orphanage in Katutura this week paid a visit to The Economist newspaper offices. The visit formed part of an educational guidance tour organised through the Christina Swart-Opperman Aids Orphan Foundation Trust in preparation for their future career options. During the visit, learners were briefed on the various processes involved in newspaper production while interacting with journalists and workers form the marketing department. Mother’s Voice Grassroots assists 185 orphans and vulnerable children on a daily basis and has been a beneficiary of the Swart-Opperman Trust since 2005. (In the picture): Deseree Lundon-Muller(far left), Marketing Manager at The Economist and Patron of the Christina Swart-Opperman Aids Orphan Foundation Trust was on hand to brief the learners on how the marketing side of the newspaper works while Nyasha Nyaungwa (far right), Sub Editor at the paper gave the learners a brief lecture on the operations of the newsroom. The learners were accompanied by their caretaker from Mothers Voice Grassroots, Christine Kharises (second left). (Photograph by Lorato Khobetsi)

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