Information on the Settlement

Introduction

Profile:

Eheke is a settlement area situated 15km South West of Ondangwa Town named after a pond which was established since 1927 by Cattle herders and then in 1954 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Owambo Kavango now ELCIN came to settle or established a church in a tree situated some hundred meters north east of the pond in Eheke Village, now Ondangwa Rural Constituency. A Village, Settlement, Church, Clinic, Parish, Sub-Police Station, Circuit, Primary and Secondary Shools are named after Eheke.

It gained its latest survey settlement status in terms of Section 31 (1) of the Regional Council Act, 1992 (Act no. 22 of 1992) as amended and was registered with the deeds office with effect from 05 June 2003. Eheke settlement is measuring 1702, 3898 (One thousand seven hundred and two comma three eight nine) hectares and is accessible by road from Ondangwa to Oshakati main road (North West of the System Okapya to Onakamwandi, North West Ohakweenyanga to Omagongati and Oshakati to Ompundja road West).

Population:

The population is plus minus one thousand one hundred and fifteen of which three hundred and twenty four learners in Eheke Secondary, seven hundred learners are from the surrounding homestead within or outside the settlement boundaries.

Staff Establishment

The Eheke Settlement staffs (Control Administrative Officer, Accountant, Administrative Officers, Artisan Handyman, Driver and Labourer) are accommodated at the Constituency Office in Plot 191 in Eheke Settlement Area. The Accountant and the Administrative Officer Are sharing office number one (1).

Infrastructure

Bitumen and Gravel roads, Water, Electricity, Sewage Reticulation, Pumping House, Oxidation Ponds, Twenty meters elevated Water Tower, Storm Water Channels and Dumping site are in place at Eheke Settlement. Two hundred and ninety seven plots containing of residential, businesses, the cemetery, sport field, public open spaces, church and future developments are available. The Ministry of Urban and Rural Development through Oshana Regional Council are continuously putting these services in place.