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Breadline Africa: Mandela Day Libraries Project

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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.

Kaya FM 67km Relay for Mandela Day

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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.

Free State learners get interactive: Mandela Day container library and digital hub launch

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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.

Meals in Memory : 67 minutes to meet the needs of half a million empty tummies

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Annually, many thousands of individuals are made aware of the need for each South African to give up 67 minutes of our time for needy causes on one day of the year, in honour of Mr Nelson Mandela’s 67 years of active civil service to our nation.
 
This year will be a special day of commemoration as it marks the first Mandela Day after the passing of our beloved statesman. As a special tribute to Madiba, Stop Hunger SA will be marking this day with a special event, Meals in Memory. 

67 houses in one week: Habitat for Humanity’s call to action

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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. 

Promoting literacy through sport: make every day Mandela Day

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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. 

Free yourself, free others and serve every day: Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014

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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.

International Children’s Book Day for Mandela Day: HOPE Worldwide

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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.

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to launch Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014

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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.

39th Mandela Day container library launched in the Western Cape

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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.