Hundreds of South Africans responded to Habitat for Humanity's call to join it in the quest to build 67 houses across the country. The initiative, Habitat for Humanity's International Nelson Mandela Day Build Week, saw houses being built to commemorate International Nelson Mandela Day on 18 July.
The greatest gift our nation could possibly give uTata Nelson Mandela for his 94th birthday this week would be to emulate his magnanimity and grace.
Film producer Anant Singh, currently in production on the only official film based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, Long Walk To Freedom together with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory announced on the eve of Mandela Day the production’s involvement in perpetuating the legacy of Madiba and Mandela Day.
As we enter the month of July, Nelson Mandela’s birth month and the month that brings us Mandela Day, each one of us will begin to reflect on how we are going to do our little bit in service of others.
Giving students at disadvantaged schools access to books is the focus of the Pick n Pay Mandela Day book drive, which was launched on Thursday 28 June at the Pick n Pay head office in Kensington, Johannesburg.