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Bikers for Mandela Day, 2011.07.04, Houghton: [Set of 33 Still Images]

Members of the "Bikers for International Mandela Day" contingent met at the Nelson Mandela Foundation to discuss the rally route, the ethos of Mandela Day and safety precautions involved in 2011 Bikers for Mandela Day event,
The Bikers for Mandela Day will depart from Montecasino, Johannesburg, on July 11. Their eight-day ride will end in Tshwane on July 18– Mandela Day.

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Departure of 'Trek4Mandela', 2014.07.07, Houghton: [Set of 127 Images]

The departure of the 'Trek4Mandela' from the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
This expedition was established in 2012 when Richard Mabaso, Chief Executive Officer of the Imbumba Foundation, overheard a fearful conversation between his mom and niece about puberty. Richard invited his friend Sibusiso Vilane, the first black person in the world to conquer the Three Poles Challenge (reaching the South Pole, North Pole and Mount Everest), to lead him on his first expedition to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. The objectives of the climb were to: Create awareness about the challenges facing impoverished girls in rural and poor schools during their monthly cycles; Raise funds to purchase sanitary towels so that needy girls can go to school when having their menstrual period and to Educate people about Mandela Day and the need to take action beyond 18 July, thereby helping to make every day a Mandela Day.

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Bill Clinton endorses Mandela Day and Auma Obama visits the gifts room and archives, 2010.06.24, Houghton: [Set of 233 Still Images]

The series begins with the visit of Auma Obama (half-sister of US President Barack Obama), US Ambassador Donald Gips, his wife and sons to the gifts room and the archives.

Followed by photographs of Bill Clinton making a speech, Achmat Dangor (Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO of the time), Cyril Ramaphosa, Ahmed Kathrada, Leslie Maasdorp (vice-Chairman ABSA Capital), Audience in the auditorium,

Yazbek, Debbie

Strategic stakeholders session and International Mandela Day launch, 2015.03.26, Houghton: [Set of 108 Still Images]

The strategic stakeholders session and International Mandela Day launch at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Partnering with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, from left: Luvuyo Mandela (Mr Mandela's great-grandson), Tim Smith (Breadline SA), Sello Hatang (Nelson Mandela Foundation CEO), Dr Nosipho Mngomezulu (Rhodes University), Mark Mdlela (Kaya FM) and Tshepo Ramodibe (Vodacom).

Yazbek, Debbie

Cycle Alive Launch at Nelson Mandela Foundation, 2015.08.23, Houghton: [Set of 21 Still Images]

Cycalive was launched by Torah Academy, Moletsane High and Tladi Technical in 1998. Cycalive is an event for Grade 11 students of different cultural and religious backgrounds. Fifty learners are selected to represent the participating schools and cycle in relay from Johannesburg to Durban promoting the following goals:
-To build bridges and form bonds between young South Africans and their respective communities.
-To inspire Ubuntu - optimism and commitment for the common good of a positive future in South Africa.
-To raise funds for much needed educational projects.
-To highlight the importance of road safety and the ARRIVE ALIVE campaign particularly relating to cyclists.
-To encourage leadership and a spirit of adventure, personal challenge and self-confidence.

Godlo, Yase

Caring4Girls campaign, 2016, Houghton: [Set of 14 Images]

The Caring4Girls programme driven by the Imbumba Foundation tackles the plight of impoverished girls who often miss school during their menstrual cycles due to the lack of sanitary pads.

The aim of the Caring4Girls programme, which is a Mandela Day project, is to ensure access to much-needed sanitary towels so girls may stay in school, and ensure the development and growth of young South African women with dignity.

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Shayne Robinson, 2016.01.29-31, Houghton: [Set of 79 Still Images]

The Nelson Mandela Foundation’s water drive, in partnership with Proudly South African, was a resounding success, with over 30-million litres of fresh water collected for donation to drought-stricken communities.

As part of the Operation Hydrate initiative, Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane kicked off this leg of the campaign at the Foundation on Friday 29 January.

Robinson, Shayne

Departure of the "Bikers" from Nelson Mandela Foundation, 2010.07.13, Houghton: [Set of 153 Still Images]

Start of the 6-day road-trip to Cape Town by 21 "Bikers for Mandela", doing community work on the way. With Morgan Freeman, Achmat Dangor, ANC MP Buti Manamela (on behalf of SA Parliament), Sello Hatang and KAYA FM’s MD Greg Maloka presenting framed ‘Make every day a Mandela Day’ commitment for the next 67 years.

Yazbek, Debbie

At the NMF, Houghton, 2010.06.18: [Set of 70 Still Images]

Gogos for Mandela" visiting the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The Vakhegula Vakhegula Football Club, popularly known as Gogos for Mandela", are a group of South African grannies aged between 49 and 84 who have their own football league in the rural province of Limpopo.

Gula, Vhakhe

Yase Godlo, 2016.01.31, Houghton: [Set of 34 Still Images]

The Nelson Mandela Foundation, Operation Hydrate and Proudly South African joining forces and launching the country's biggest “Water Drive”, in an effort to bring much needed and urgent relief to communities in drought stricken areas across the country.

Godlo, Yase

Launch of the Norton Rose Fullbright initiative, 2017.02.10, Houghton: [Set of 29 Still Images]

As part of its Corporate Social Investment, Norton Rose Fulbright launches its Global Mandela Day Initiative, the construction of Homes for disabled children under the theme ''Challenge 67''. Group photos of Chief Executive of the Nelson Mandela Foundation- Sello Hatang; Global Chairman of Norton Rose Fulbright- Stephen Parish; Founder of the Menzi Children's Home- Matshidiso Mokoape, among others.

Hearfield, Rebecca