Ovanhu Investments is the flagship Broad-based black economic (B-BEE) company, which owns 13% of the issued share capital in Bidvest Namibia Limited. Ovanhu Investments includes Womens Action for Development (WAD), Labour Investment holdings (LIH), Bidvest Namibia Community Trust and other leading entrepreneurs.
Ovanhu is about people. It’s not just about the bottom line. It’s about belief in entrepreneurship and the independence of the human spirit. Ovanhu reflects hope, celebration, and a sense of achievement. Most importantly, Ovanhu acknowledges the spirit of ownership which is a prerequisite for individuals looking to cultivate a sense of belonging and develop the confidence and self-reliance necessary for independent action on their own initiatives.
Pension and Provident funds own a further 22% of the shareholding, whereas the 13% of the shares are held by the broader public. Bidvest Namibia is committed to BEE, which it regards as a regional, national and business imperative.