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Maintenance Grants

Maintenance Grant is financial assistance that is given to a parent with a child(ren) that are under the age of 18 whose spouse has died, this financial support is for the care of children.

The Target Group (Who Qualifies)

A biological parent with a child or children under the age of 18 whose spouse has died and earns less than N$1000.00 per month or is unemployed A childe whose parent receives an old-age pension or a disability grant A parent whose spouse is sentenced to imprisonment for six months or longer Namibian citizens and permanent residents.

Requirements

  • Certified copies of the applicant’s birth certificate and Identity document.
  • Certified copies of the child or children’s full birth certificates/ confirmation of birth or baptism card.
  • A certified copy of the applicant’s marriage certificate where applicable.
  • The latest school report of each school-going child.
  • A certified copy of the spouse’s death certificate in case of death If the spouse is in prison, a letter from the prison and a declaration from him/her confirming this.
  • Proof of the spouse receiving a disability grant or an old age pension.
  • If the applicant is employed, a pay slip with the name, phone number and address of the employer, if not employed a police declaration.

Benefits

N$ 200.00 per month for each child (no limit of the number of children).

Contact Details:
Director: +264 61 283 3164/73
Private Bag 13359, Windhoek
E-mail: handjamba@mgecw.gov.na

Head office contact details

gender_postal_namibiaPrivate Bag 13359, Windhoek,Namibia

gender_physical_namibiaJuvenis Building Independence Avenue

gender_telephone_namibia+264-61-2833111

gender_fax_namibia+264-61-238941 / 221304

gender_emailgenderequality@mgecw.gov.na

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