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

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As part of its Corporate Social Investment, Norton Rose Fulbright launches its Global Mandela Day Initiative, the construction of Homes for disabled children under 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

Yase Godlo, 2016.09.05, Hillbrow: [Set of 15 Images]

Nelson Mandela Day Initiative at Hillbrow boxing club made possible by Nelson Mandela Foundation Staff contributions that were meant to buy staff member Khalil Goga a wedding gift, Johannesburg.

Godlo, Yase

Khalil Goga, 2016.09.05, Hillbrow: [Set of Six Images]

Nelson Mandela Day Initiative at Hillbrow boxing club made possible by Nelson Mandela Foundation Staff contributions that were meant to buy staff member Khalil Goga a wedding gift, Johannesburg.

Goga, Khalil

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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Cleaning up Robben Island for International Costal Clean-up Day, 2016.09.17, Robben Island: [Set of 12 Images]

* The week of 12- 17 September 2016 was marked Clean-up & Recycle SA week, the aim of the week is to increase awareness in South Africans of the many benefits of recycling (socially, environmentally and economically) and the importance of a litter-free environment. As part of International Coastal Clean-up Day on Saturday 17th of September, PETCO partnered with Plastics
* SA and 140 enthusiastic volunteers to clean up Robben Island in memory of Nelson Mandela.

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Transnet Port initiative: Shoes on Feet campaign, 2016.02.19, Umlazi: [Set of 14 Images]

Transnet Port Terminals, in partnership with Mandela Day, have created an initiative called “Shoes on Feet”, which aims to collect school shoes for disadvantaged children in key communities. "Shoes on Feet" volunteers distributed the first donations to learners at Isidingo Primary School in Umlazi Township, Durban, before moving to schools in Port Elizabeth and the Western Cape during March.

Godlo, Yase

Yase Godlo, 2016.01.31, Houghton: [Set of 34 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

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

Operation Hydrate, 2016.01.29-31, Houghton: [Set of 111 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.

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Tshifudi Primary School Library Handover, 2015.04.22, Phaswana: [Set of 216 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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Yase Godlo, 2015.06.05, Klipspruit: [Set of 59 Images]

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The Cotton On Foundation, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Department of Basic Education (DBE) handed over a Mandela Day Container Library to the Batsogile Primary in Klipspruit-Soweto, Johannesburg.

Godlo, Yase

Butterknife PR, 2015.06.05, Klipspruit: [Set of 343 Images]

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The Cotton On Foundation, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Department of Basic Education (DBE) handed over a Mandela Day Container Library to the Batsogile Primary in Klipspruit-Soweto, Johannesburg.

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Batogile Primary School Library Handover , 2015.06.05, Klipspruit: [Set of 402 Images]

The Cotton On Foundation, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Department of Basic Education (DBE) handed over a Mandela Day Container Library to the Batsogile Primary in Klipspruit-Soweto, Johannesburg. Batsogile Primary was the 5th school to receive a library.

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

Vodacom Food Security- meals packed, 2014.07.18, Midrand: [Set of 82 Images]

Scores of volunteers joined Vodacom staff at Vodaworld in Midrand assisting with the task of providing 17 000 food parcels for distribution to families in need. Volunteers came from, amongst others, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Blue Bulls, Orlando Pirates, Gauteng Department of Education.

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Mandela Day Marathon, 2014.08.31: [Set of Eight Images]

The 3rd consecutive Nelson Mandela Day Marathon was held on 31 August 2014 under the rules of IAAF, AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races Distance) and the KZN Athletics Club.
The event has 3 raced categorized. It starts at the Manaye Hall in Imbali and finish at The Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Howick. The above mentioned races each meander through the beautiful breath taking landscape of uMgungundlovu District Municipality passing historic sites along the way and ending at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site. Runners who complete the race are awarded unique Nelson Mandela Marathon medal which is symbolic of the day South Africa gained its freedom.

Melville, Danielle

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

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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

Mandela Day Library opened at Thabantsho Primary School, 2014.05.14, Senwabarwana: [Set of 12 Images]

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In the heart of the Limpopo farmlands, near the Botswana border, lies the village of Senwabarwana. The impoverished village (also known as Bochum), founded by businessman Stanley Thema, is one of the fastest-growing rural areas in South Africa. 147 learners attending Thabantsho Primary School have little choice but to walk kilometres every day just to get to class. Jade Orgill, Project Manager at Breadline Africa, reported that while she was setting up the school’s container library in preparation for the launch event, some Grade 7 learners explained to her that none of them had never seen a library before – and certainly not so many books in one place.

Orgill, Jade

NMF and AIG handover of toys to Tara Hospital, 2014.02.07, Johannesburg: [Set of 29 Images]

AIG Angel Wings Club, as part of its charity drive, donated toys, books and stationary, paid for by members of staff. The donation was channeled through the Nelson Mandela Foundation with clinical psychologist Jonathan Percales, CEO of Tara Hospital, Dr Florence Otienno and other senior staff present.

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Launch of the "Play your Part" Campaign by the International Marketing Council, 2014.07.13, Houghton: [Set of 33 Images]

Launch of the "Play your Part" Campaign by the International Marketing Council (IMC) at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. The launch was during a joint media event between the IMC and the NMF, announcing IMC’s contribution to the Nelson Mandela 67 Minutes of Service Campaign.

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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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Flow, 2014.04.08, Houghton: [Set of 85 Images]

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Launch of International Mandela Day 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. With the Soweto Gospel Choir, a representative of the United Nations and others.

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Japan, 2013: [Set of Two 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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Jamaica, 2013: [Set of Three Images]

First picture is an activity for Mandela Day organized by Scotia Bank, “Take a child to work” where students were addressed by Mrs. Shirley Hoyana on Mr Mandela’s work ethics.
The last two pictures are kids at the Middleton Primary school where the Mission celebrated the Nelson Mandela Day.

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