The Rössing Foundation Mandate


  • To further the education of all Namibians in order to achieve greater national productivity and to enhance lifelong learning
  • To encourage the creation and/or to create opportunities for people to use their education
  • To promote the advancement of the living standards of all the people in Namibia
  • To do any act or thing which, in the opinion of the Trustees, will benefit Namibia or any or all of its inhabitants


Core values are the non-negotiable style in which the Rössing Foundation performs its services. The Foundation cherishes the following core values:

  • Sustainability
  • Accountability
  • Continuous learning and growth
  • Good governance and shared leadership, and
  • Partnership and teamwork.

The above values are underpinned by the following...

Code of Ethics:

  • Mutual respect and trust
  • Long-term commitment, and
  • Active partnership.