News – Mandela Day

Free State learners get interactive: Mandela Day container library and digital hub launch

On 15 April 2014, students at Itemeleng Primary School in Reddersberg, Free State, became the proud recipients of an all-new Mandela Day container library and digital centre of learning.

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Promoting literacy through sport: make every day Mandela Day

The pride, passion and tradition of sport is what connects us as individuals, families, communities and nations. Indeed, sport has the capacity to bring people together in ways that transcend boundaries of language, culture, nationality, age, sex, race and social standing.

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Free yourself, free others and serve every day: Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014

The launch of the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory today, 8 April 2014, signifies the commencement of the Foundation’s global call to action for public service.

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Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe to officially launch Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014

On 8 April 2014, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will officially launch the Nelson Mandela International Day Campaign 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton, Johannesburg.

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39th Mandela Day container library launched in the Western Cape

The first of three SEED libraries sponsored by SHOUT SA and the MAL Foundation was launched today at Eisleben Road Primary School in Mitchells Plain, CapeTown.

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Launch of the 38th Mandela Day container library

On Thursday 13 March Breadline Africa, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, launched the 38th Mandela Day container library at Gobandlovu Primary School, situated in the rural community of Esikhawini outside Richards Bay. It was a container library with a difference, as sponsor Wipro Technologies took its commitment far beyond uplifting the school.

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36th and 37th Mandela Day container libraries are launched in Limpopo

Learners at two rural Limpopo schools have been given the gift of 36th and 37th Mandela Day container libraries, provided by Breadline Africa and sponsored by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

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New toilets for Moime Primary School, Limpopo

A recent site visit to Moime Primary School in Limpopo – to investigate the possible placement of a library at the school – revealed the appalling condition of the school’s ablution facilities.

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Container library opens at Thuto Ke Tsela Primary School in Frankfort

On 21 January 2014, the 35th Mandela Day container library was opened at Thuto Ke Tsela Primary School in Frankfort in the Free State.

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Mandela Day container library opens at Ikaya Primary School in Kayamandi

On 16 January 2014, the 34th Mandela Day container library officially opened its doors, at Ikaya Primary School in Kayamandi township in Stellenbosch, Cape Town.

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