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Get funky coloured hair in support of cancer

Get funky coloured hair  in support of cancer

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) will host its annual spray-a-thon fundrasing drive between 2-9 March, where the public can get their hair sprayed in funky colours and patterns for N$20 per person.

The initiative is in support of children fighting cancer and to create awareness among the general public.

The campaign will be done at participating companies, schools and at various shopping centres which will be announced as of the end of February.

Rolf Hansen, Chief Executive Officer of CAN said the spray-a-thon is put in place so that the public becomes increasingly more aware of the disease and what it entails, making it one of their important tools in assisting Namibians cancer sufferers.

He added that all proceeds are in support of Children Fighting Cancer (CHICA) Fund, CHICA Interim Home and to support the Paediatric Oncology Ward at Windhoek Central Hospital.

“At CHICA Namibia we foster increased public awareness and bring knowledge of childhood cancer warning signs to the general public, while also rendering financial support when required according to our criteria,” he explained.

He said that CAN also offers emotional and financial support to enhance quality of life of patients and their families living in the CHICA Home.


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Mandisa Rasmeni has worked as reporter at the Economist for the past five years, first on the entertainment beat but now focussing more on community, social and health reporting. She is a born writer and she believes education is the greatest equalizer. She received her degree in Journalism at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) in June 2021. . She is the epitome of perseverance, having started as the newspaper's receptionist in 2013.