A Development Bank of Namibia COVID-19 Business Relief Loan of N$ 53 million has helped to preserve approximately 950 jobs by financing the salaries of employees of Gondwana Collection Namibia. The Namibia Press Agency reports that in hopes of seeing the tourism and hospitality sector recover in 2022, DBN Executive for Marketing and Corporate Communication, Jerome Mutumba, said the bank is doing everything possible to ensure the industry’s long-term viability which includes a repayment moratorium for existing bank customers in the sector, loan restructuring, and the extension of COVID-19 Business Relief Loans to new customers.