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Christmas arrives early for the Mandela Education Programme

Christmas came early to the Mandela Education Programme, in a donation from WeBuyCars.

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Food on a wheelbarrow

The challenge of dealing with an invisible virus that has brought many businesses to their knees has meant that disadvantaged communities have become more disadvantaged, writes Yase Godlo, Director: Mandela Day & Special Projects for the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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New Mandela Day Library for Khazimula Primary School

A primary school deep in rural KwaZulu-Natal gets a brand-new Nelson Mandela library project library, thanks to donors.

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Mandela Day 2020

As we launch Mandela Day 2020 in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic our CE Sello Hatang explains how each one of us can contribute to building a better world, especially for those who need it most.

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Kokosi Primary School gets back to learning with new protective gear

The Mandela Education Programme was recently blessed with a donation of 1 000 masks from and Kokosi Primary School in, Fochville, Gauteng, has put them to good use.

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Covid-19 protection for Diepsloot school

Teachers and Grade 7 pupils at a school in Diepsloot, north of Johannesburg, are being protected against Covid-19 with disposable face shields donated through Participate for Good’s Mandela Education Programme.

Evaton's Mosioa Primary School gets a Mandela library

A Gauteng primary school’s new library, donated through the Nelson Mandela School Library Project, was officially opened on 28 February 2020.

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Limpopo school starts 2020 with a Mandela library

Tiyiselani Primary School, which lies in the far north of South Africa, near the border with Zimbabwe, started the 2020 school year with a brand-new library donated through the Nelson Mandela School Library Project.

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Mpumalanga school starts 2020 with a brand-new Mandela library

Mpumalamga’s Mbongo Primary School started the 2020 school year with a brand-new library, donated through the Nelson Mandela School Library Project.

Hytec launches its fifth Mandela Day library

Engineering company Hytec launched its fifth Mandela Day library with a brand-new library, filled with exciting books – fiction and non-fiction – at Kaalfontein Primary School in Midrand, Gauteng, on 23 October 2019.

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Mandela Day: towards eradicating homelessness

Earlier this year, when uGogo May Bhengu was told that the Nelson Mandela Foundation, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity, would be building her a home, she did not believe it.

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Kings Harvest Academy, the future of rural schooling?

KwaZulu-Natal's King's Harvest school has received an online education platform through the Mandela Digital Learning Project.