EPUKIRO POST 3 SETTLEMENT EPUKIRO POST 3 SETTLEMENT

Epukiro (also known as Omauezonjanda in Otjiherero) is a declared settlement in the remote eastern part of the Omaheke Region, situated about 124 northeast of the regional capital Gobabis (partly tarred road and partly gravel). It has a population of 2,102 inhabitants.

Public facilities here include one filling station, a police station, a health clinic, an airstrip, a post office, one school and an auction pen.  Epukiro Post 3 has two butcheries, a China shop,Mauano Shop, SAMORA General Dealer, Koujo Kandovazu Mechanic and Kandetu General Dealer (spare parts).

Employment in Government institutions is the major source of income for Epukiro Post 3 residents. Institutions with offices here include Ministries of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (Directorate of Veterinary Services, Direcotrate of Rural Water Supply and Sanitation, Directorate of Forestry and Directorate of Agricultural Production, Engineering and Extension Services); and Gender Equality and Child Welfareand CoHeNa.