Churches, Schools, NGOs
Opuwo has more than 20 churches.
You can choose between the more traditional mainline brands (Catholic, Lutheran, NG ...) or some Charismatic/Pentecostal congregations (Opuwo Christian Community Church, Missionwork church, PPK, Nazarene, Fill the Gap ...) or you may wish to attend the SDA on Saturdays.
Two private schools:
Kunene English Private school - Gr 1-7
Four government schools:
LP - grade 0 to 7
Kameru - grade 0 to 7
Putwavanga - grade 8 to 12
Mureti - grade 8 to 12
Red Cross - office closed at the moment but they do special projects during drought, cholera outbreaks, etc.
OCS Kindergarten project - Opuwo Christian School and ABBA Guesthouse are supporting 15 villages with starting and operating preschools - training (with Amos Meerkat Schools), providing curriculum and material and assisting villagers to construct classrooms. Contact Pieter de Villiers if you want to visit or support these kindergartens.