Mandela Day Uj
Achieve uncommon breakthroughs
Watch this video to find out how Nelson Mandela's spirit of ubuntu has inspired University of Johannesburg Community Engagement student volunteers to achieve uncommon breakthroughs.
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Living the legacy
Watch this video to find out how the Oliver & Adelaide Tambo Foundation is making every day a Mandela Day by focusing on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela’s dear friends, Oliver and Adelaide Tambo.
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Ephangweni Primary School gets Mandela Day present
Loskop, KwaZulu-Natal, is off the beaten track and close to the magnificent foothills of the Drakensberg. This is where 586 children are taught at Ephangweni Primary School. Now hundreds of Zulu early-learning readers and other books are in the school library, ready to be pored over. This is after the school received a library on 7 September 2017 through the Mandela Day school library project.
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Adopt-a-School Foundation making every day a Mandela Day
On 18 July 2017, Adopt-a-School hosted the Back to School for a Day Collective at Bathabile Primary School in Olievenhoutbosch. The Mandela Day activities were structured around Adopt-a-School’s holistic Whole School Development model, which addresses issues related to leadership; curriculum and co-curricular activities; social welfare; and infrastructure development.
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Mandela Day book drives
Mandela Day initiatives continue to make a significant difference in many lives, with over 800-million people reached globally since July this year.
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NMF joins city clean-up
The Executive Mayor of the City of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, in partnership with Pikitup, recently launched a monthly clean-up campaign in Yeoville. The project encourages community members to take part in the initiative. The clean-up campaign seeks to assist in the reduction of crime and litter within the Johannesburg area. Mashaba said no investors will show interest in a dirty city, thus the need to establish the project.
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