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Gray/light blue certificate taken out of frame for conservation. Certificate text is in black and reads:
Honorary Volunteer Minister Award
President of South Africa
"Thus, a Volunteer Minister is a person who helps his fellow man on a volunteer basis by restoring purpose, truth, and spititual values to the lives of others."
"A Volunteer Minister does not shut his eyes to the pain, evil, and injustice of existence. Rather, he is trained to handle these things and help others achieve relief from them and and new personal strength as well."
L. Ron Hubbard
With full recognition that President Mandela exemplifies the character and conduct of a Volunteer Minister of the Church of Scientology, Madiba is hereby awarded the status of honorary volunteer minister and the first pin presented in Africa.
We trust our beloved president will wear the pin with pride and we thank him for his continuing inspiration to South Africa and the world.
on behalf of the Volunteer Ministers Africa\
NB: The certificate refers to a pin but the pin is not included in the collection