DON’T LOOK AWAY,
MAKE EVERY DAY
A MANDELA DAY

Marikana Primary School
Mandela Day Library road trip

Often the restocking of libraries gives the Mandela Day Library project an ideal opportunity to touch base with schools and see how the libraries it has previously established in schools are being run.

Vukuzithathe Primary School
Mpumalanga primary school’s Mandela Day Library ends 35-year wait

After 35 years of waiting, an Mpumalanga primary school opened its first real library on 13 March 2024, thanks to the Mandela Day Library project.

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Mandela Day and Outreach Programme's Women’s Month activities

On Saturday, the 26th of August 2023, the Mandela Day and Outreach Programme participated in two events in commemoration of Women’s Month.

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Lenasia school gets a Mandela Day gift

As part of its efforts to “make every day a Mandela Day”, Skillcraft Agencies recently donated a toolkit to the maintenance crew at Sharicrest Primary School in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.

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Johannesburg’s SAHETI School commemorates Mandela Day

Pupils from preschool to matric at Johannesburg’s SAHETI School commemorated Nelson Mandela International Day last week.

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Mandela Library Project and Skillcraft Agencies team up this Mandela Day

Power tool manufacturer and distributor Skillcraft Agencies donated four tool sets, made up of items specifically put together to assist a school maintenance officer, to our project for Mandela Day 2023.

Limpopo library
Celebrating Mandela Day with literacy

Laughing children and excited teachers and parents gathered at Tlakana Primary School in Limpopo on Mandela Day, 18 July, to receive a fully kitted-out library donated by hydraulics engineering company Hytec South Africa through the Mandela Day Libraries project.

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Gallery: Nelson Mandela International Day 2023

A gallery of images from the Nelson Mandela Foundation's 2023 Nelson Mandela International Day event at Afrika Tikkun in Diepsloot, Johannesburg.

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Mandela Day Houghton Run

Join us on Sunday, 16 July, on a run past three historic Mandela-related sites in Houghton, Johannesburg.

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Kagiso school gets a Mandela Day library

Khaselihle Primary School in Kagiso, near Krugersdorp on the West Rand, is the latest school to receive a Mandela Day library from the Mandela Day Library Project, the programme reported on 27 March 2023.

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Excitement as Northern Cape school gets a Mandela Digital Learning Platform

The children who attend Sishen Primary School, near Kathu in the Northern Cape, were keen to show off what they were capable of doing with their new Mandela Digital Learning Platform when it was officially launched on 21 September 2022.

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Lenasia’s Sharicrest Primary School gets a Mandela Digital Learning Platform

Sharicrest Primary School, which lies on the outskirts of Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, was excited to receive its new Mandela Digital Learning Platform on 14 July 2022.