Businesses & Services in Omuthiya

Omuthiya town, in its short existence, has attracted a number of businesses and investors. These include a lot of SMEs as well as bigger and highly established companies. There are also emerging local businesses that have come up and are competing with the giants in the market.

Businesses and service providers currently operating in Omuthiya town among others include:
BanksStandard Bank, Bank Windhoek, and First National Bank
Clothing StoresPep Stores, Style Clothing, Street fever
Furniture StoreFurn Mart
DepotsSpotman, Cunene, Good Hope, and T-Ehafo
Groceries StoresSpecial Supermarket, Shoprite, Cunene Africa Supermarket, TEhafo Market, and
Omuthiya Retail and Wholesale
PharmacyQuality Pharmacy
Doctors and Dentists Northland Polyclinic
Bed and BreakfastTorpoh B+B, and Road House

There is a large number of SMEs including informal traders currently operating in town. They are trying to establish themselves to get their share of the market in order to become big companies that will employ locals and drastically reduce unemployment in the town.

The local Economic Development department (LED) is working closely with the SMEs and the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) to assist them to get on their feet and grow. The LED together with NCCI and MTI, i.e. Ministry of Trade and Industry, provide SMEs with training in the areas such Customer Service, Financial Literacy, and Marketing and Sales among others.

Oshikoto Regional Council Offices Namibia Agronomic Board
National Planning Commission (NPC) Ministry of Youth and Sport
Ministry of Veterans AffairsMinistry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Works and TransportMinistry of Trade and Industry
Ministry of HealthMinistry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry
Omuthiya District Hospital

Many more government institutions and Offices will continue to flock into the town of Omuthiya. This will result in more creation of much needed job opportunities for the local people. It will further boost the buying power of the local market which will in return attract businesses and or investors to the town