A simple solution to the problem of a shortage of library facilities is to provide one – in a box!
Breadline Africa RSA (BLA), in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, launched a project in 2011 that identified primary schools that were in dire need of library facilities. Since then, this has been achieved through the placing of repurposed shipping containers to supply an almost-instant library facility.
On Sunday 13 July, a few days before International Nelson Mandela Day, Kaya FM will be hosting its second Kaya FM 67km Relay for Mandela Day at the Polo Fields, Waterfall Estates in Sunninghill, Gauteng.
On 15 April 2014, students at Itemeleng Primary School in Reddersberg, Free State, became the proud recipients of an all-new Mandela Day container library and digital centre of learning.
67 houses in one week ... This is the primary construction target set by Habitat for Humanity SA in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation for International Nelson Mandela Build Week, an ambitious project that will run from 14 to 18 July 2014 in Pelican Park, the largest integrated development project in the Western Cape.
The pride, passion and tradition of sport is what connects us as individuals, families, communities and nations. Indeed, sport has the capacity to bring people together in ways that transcend boundaries of language, culture, nationality, age, sex, race and social standing.
The launch of the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory today, 8 April 2014, signifies the commencement of the Foundation's global call to action for public service.
On 5 April 2014, HOPE Worldwide and its local community partner the Philisa Isizwe Foundation hosted 250 children at their Kids Club in Diepsloot in celebration of International Children’s Book Day for Mandela Day.
On 8 April 2014, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will officially launch the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg.
The first of three SEED libraries sponsored by SHOUT SA and the MAL Foundation was launched today at Eisleben Road Primary School in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.