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Story telling at Bertams primary school, 2010.07.30, Johannesburg: [Set of 78 Images]

Professor Ariel Dorfman reads to the students at Bertrams primary school as part of his Mandela Day commitments. After the reading the children had the opportunity to ask Professor Dorfman questions.
Professor Dorfman used the reading as an opportunity to encourage the Grade 1, 2, 3 and 4 learners to read and to start writing, especially if they have the need to express themselves.

Lerole, Tumelo

Legacy Ride4Hope Launch, 2019.08.15, Houghton: [93 Still Images]

The launch of Legacy Ride4Hope initiative held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation and a panel discussion of the riders include Sello Hatang – Nelson Mandela Foundation Chief Executive, Thabo Leeuw- Thesele Chief Executive Officer, and Anne Mclaren- ATC South Africa Chief Executive Officer.

Cronje, Zoon

Mandela Day at Palm Ridge, 2019.07.18, Palm Ridge: [219 Still Images]

Habitat for Humanity South Africa in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Department of Human Settlements is honouring Tata Madiba’s legacy by building homes for low-income families at Palm Ridge, City of Ekurhuleni. Photographs are showing Nelson Mandela Foundation board of trustees, staff and stakeholders helping with building the house.

Arends, Ethel

Mandela Day Habitat for Humanity South Africa, 2018.07.18, South Africa: [80 Still Images]

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Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with Habitat for Humanity and the Department of Human Settlements honouring Nelson Mandela legacy by building 100 homes for 100 families across three regions; Western Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal. The photographs show the Nelson Mandela Foundation Board of Trustees and Staff member helping with building the house.

Sishuba, Buyi

Mandela Day at Germiston Civic Centre, 2019.07.18, Germiston: [138 Still Images]

Celebration of 10 years of Mandela Day at Germiston Civic Centre, the event was organised by the City of Ekurhuleni in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The City of Ekurhuleni invited city veterans that are 100 years to the celebration.

Main speakers for the event were Mr Lebogang Mahile (MEC for Housing). Mr Mzwandile Masina (Mayor of City of Ekurhuleni), Prof Njabula Ndebele (Chairman of the Nelson Mandela Foundation), Mr Sello Hatang (Chief Executive of the Nelson Mandela Foundation), Ms Patricia Kumalo (Speaker of the council for Ekurhuleni)

Arends, Ethel

Nelson Mandela 10th annual lecture speaker Mrs Mary Robinson taking part in International Mandela Day activity. 2012.07.18, Meadowlands, Soweto: [Recorded Event]

After delivering the lecture in Cape Town the Nelson Mandela 10th annual lecture speaker, Mrs. Mary Robinson participated in the International Mandela Day activity and donated a container library for a school in Meadowlands, Soweto.

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Activities for Mandela Day elsewhere, 2013, South Africa: [Set of 39 Still Images]

The Great Park Synagoge hosted a 67 minutes drive to collect blankets, clothes and non-perishable foods.
The Friends of the Inner City spent 67 minutes cleaning Lorna Court in Johannesburg's CBD as part of their ‘ Build your Neighbourhood’ initiative.
The Conference Connection donated food and gifts to St Martins’ Children’s home and blankets to Reservoir Hills residents in Durban
The DEC planted trees.
Scorpion Legal Protection provided lunch to the Durban Children’s Home
Free State Treasury planted trees
A baby named after Mandela
Moyo restaurant took party packs, face painters and drummers to the Umthombo Street Children in Durban and the Charlotte Maxeke hospital in Johannesburg. They also provided entertainment at a care centre for disabled children in Khayelitsha.
Roedean School collected blankets and food for organisations which care for orphans and vulnerable children.

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Japan, 2013: [Set of Two Still Images]

In celebration of ‘Mandela Day’ the Mission identified the disabled as a sector of the Japanese society that is disadvantaged. It learned about the concept of Swan bakeries and recognised the values as similar to those of the spirit of Nelson Mandela emphasising ‘social cohesion’. In this regard, embassy staff spent the morning of Saturday 18 July at the Swan bakery in Akasaka teaching the staff to cook famous South African dishes such as Bobotie, magwenya and milk tart. At the end of the cooking session, the embassy staff and their family members sat down with the employees of the bakery and had a marvellous lunch that had been jointly prepared.

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Ride4Hope Event, 2019.08.28-31, South Africa: [4 Albums]

The Nelson Mandela Legacy RIDE4HOPE aims to create a platform to carry Mandela’s message of hope as it cuts across two provinces; from Vilakazi Street in Soweto (Gauteng) to the Nelson Mandela Capture Site in Howick (KwaZulu-Natal). The ride was 554km, which was split into 4 days, and the photographs show cyclists at Mandela House and on the road and the arrival to Howick.

Sage Lee Voges Photography

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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Mandela Day Library opened at Skeen Primary School, 2014.09.06, Alexandra: [Set of 11 Images]

On 6 September 2014, right in the middle of National Literacy Week, students and educators at Skeen Primary School in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, celebrated the opening of the school’s Mandela Day container library.
The library is the 49th facility of it kind to open since the launch of the Mandela Day container library project in 2012.

Orgill, Jade

(International) Mandela Day Activities 2013

5 folders, several with sub-folders with digital photos of (International) Mandela Day activities and events; also covering the Mandela Day social dialogue on mental health stigma. One folder contains 24 sub-folders (mainly low resolution files) and the other 4 folders together have 556 photos.

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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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Nelson Mandela Foundation: Nelson Mandela Day, 2013: [Promo]

Recorded Nelson Mandela day messages from the Dalai Lama, Richard Branson, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Former US former President Bill Clinton, Hilary Clinton, international space station people and Kaya FM MD Greg Maloka. The messages encourage people to participate in the international Nelson Mandela day.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Tshifudi Primary School Library Handover, 2015.04.22, Phaswana: [Set of 216 Still Images]

Happy Science, a Tokyo-based international religious organisation, handed over a Mandela Day Container Library to Tshifudi Primary School in Tshifudi Village, Vhembe Municipality, Limpopo, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF).
After the passing of Mr. Nelson Mandela, Happy Science established HS Nelson Mandela Fund as its internal fund in order to advance in the will of Mr. Mandela; aiming to nurture future leaders of the world and support people who cannot receive education due to poverty, or racial, gender and caste discrimination, people who are opposed by their government and people who cannot receive medical treatment.

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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

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

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

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

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