Learners at two rural Limpopo schools have been given the gift of 36th and 37th Mandela Day container libraries, provided by Breadline Africa and sponsored by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).
On 21 January 2014, the 35th Mandela Day container library was opened at Thuto Ke Tsela Primary School in Frankfort in the Free State.
On 16 January 2014, the 34th Mandela Day container library officially opened its doors, at Ikaya Primary School in Kayamandi township in Stellenbosch, Cape Town.
Today Mr Heesoo Dan and Mr John Lee of the South Korean Embassy showed their support for the Nelson Mandela Foundation, by handing over copies of the children's version of Long Walk to Freedom for community libraries.
Following the success of Mandela Day food parcel project, Tiger Brands is distributing a further 10 620 food parcels to learners for the December school-holiday period.
On 20 November 2013, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, together with Professor Jonathan Jansen, #HandsAcrossSA Ambassador Gareth Cliff, Tara Hospital and Headway, held a social dialogue on mental health stigmas, a critical social issue in our communities today.
On 17 October 2013, Seroophata Primary School in Majakaneng Village in the North West became the 33rd recipient of a Mandela Day container library.
This year, for the second year running, the South African High Commission in Jamaica joined hands with Jamaicans to celebrate Mandela Day.