It was with great sadness that the Nelson Mandela Foundation heard of Graeme Bloch’s passing. He and his life partner Cheryl Carolus have supported us from inception, as friends and trusted advisers, and were always held in high regard by Madiba. Our thoughts are with Cheryl and the broader family at this most difficult time.
CALL TO ACTION
The Covid-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global challenge and the Nelson Mandela Foundation has joined with partners to support South Africans and their government in their fight against the virus.
The 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture was delivered by United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres on 18 July 2020. Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the lecture was, for the first time, an online-only event, delivered at the UN headquarters in New York City.
The Covid-19 pandemic and the national lockdown has created and exacerbated food insecurity for many families in South Africa. #Each1Feed1 is our response, in partnership with the Imbumba Foundation and the Kolisi Foundation.
We’re calling on South Africans to show solidarity and donate to a food distribution network.
The Vangasali campaign seeks to find and get the details of all early childhood development (ECD) facilities in South Africa, registered or not. This is so that these facilities, so essential to pre-schoolers' physical and mental development, can be properly supported, especially during the national lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.
For more than 10 years, Nelson Mandela International Day has mobilised individuals, governments, civil society and corporate entities to make the world a better place for all.
Join the Mandela Day Global Network and find yourself part of a community of organisations, government, corporates and individuals that partner with the Foundation to drive Mandela Day and pursue its objectives.
Staying at home during the Covid-19 pandemic can so easily feel like doing nothing, but playing by the rules and not leaving the house during the national lockdown is taking an active part in the battle. Play your part and be a responsible citizen.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has made its vast archive of the works and writings of the late Nelson Mandela available online. It spans the life and times of Madiba, the struggle against Apartheid and the ushering in of the democratic era.
Through the global, interconnected Atlantic Fellows programs, Fellows collaborate to understand and address root causes of pressing problems. These include socio-economic and racial inequality; barriers to full participation in democracy; the social determinants of health and access to quality care.
In celebration of Human Rights Day on the 22nd of March 2021 the Born to Win Foundation, the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Gauteng Department of Social and Development and Amnesty International hosted a group of 60 boys at Constitutional Hill.
In his March letter Foundation CE Sello Hatang talks of the need to rebuild – society after Covid-19 and the Foundation after allegations of impropriety.
The South African Council of Churches (SACC) welcomes the Nelson Mandela Foundation report that clears senior executives, CEO Sello Hatang and COO Limpho Monyamane. We commend the board of the Foundation for taking any allegations of wrongdoing seriously, and occasioning an independent investigation into the allegations.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation is saddened by the passing of Isilo Samabandla, his majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini. We join South Africans and many around the world in sending our heartfelt condolences to his family, the greater AmaZulu nation and the people of South Africa during this time of grief.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has concluded an investigation into complaints that were made by anonymous staff members against the CEO, Sello Hatang, and the COO, Limpho Monyamane.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation in collaboration with EMS Productions invite you to a dialogue: September Amnesia: Reckoning with the life and still unexplained murder of Dulcie September.
Join Graça Machel, Foundation CE Sello Hatang, Namibia's First Lady Monica Geingos and Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga as they discuss the bonds that bind us.
On Saturday 7 November the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Imbumba Foundation and Kolisi Foundation will distribute food packages to child-headed households in Tembisa. This is part of a strategy to fight the scourge of food insecurity in vulnerable communities.
Join us on 12 November 2020 for a seminar on the future o0f the Ingonyama Trust.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation in collaboration with AECI Limited, a South African chemicals group, invite you to cover the #Each1Feed1 distribution at Ikageng Youth and Children Centre in Orlando West, Soweto.
Join the Foundation on 10 September 2020 when, in support of its efforts to fight the scourge of food insecurity in vulnerable communities and schools, and in collaboration with Hulamin and the Nelson Mandela Legacy RIDE4HOPE, it distributes food parcels the #Each1Feed1 distribution at Khazimula Children’s Home in Howick.
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