Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela Centenary 2018
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67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela aims to break its own world record

As 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day celebrates its second birthday, the KnitWits for Madiba are ready to break their previous record for the biggest crochet blanket in the world with the help of prisoners across South Africa.

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Massive water collection drive - let's make every day a Mandela Day
The Nelson Mandela Foundation, Operation Hydrate and Proudly South African are pleased to announce their decision to join forces to launch the country's biggest “Water Drive” to date, in an effort to bring much needed and urgent relief to communities in drought stricken areas across the country.
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SAP and the NMF partner to make every day a Mandela Day
In celebrating October as the month of service, multinational software company SAP teamed up with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to give new life to the Ratang Bana children’s home in Alexandra.
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Long Walk to Freedom Library arrives at Isiziba Primary School
On Friday, 4 September 1 264 children gathered at the Isiziba Primary School in Tembisa for the opening of the Mandela Day School Library, which was made possible through the partnership of Saray Khumalo, Momentum and the Mandela Bangle Programme via Participate for Good, the public benefit organisation.
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