Nelson Mandela Foundation

Invitation to cover: Trek4Mandela Send-off
Date: 13 November 06h30 for 07h00
From: Nelson Mandela Foundation

On Saturday, the 13th of July, the Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with the Imbumba Foundation will be sending off the 2019 Trek4Mandela Expedition team at OR Tambo International Airport to wish them well on their climb.

Trek4Mandela was founded in 2012 by South African mountaineer Sibusiso Vilane and Richard Mabaso, CEO of the Imbumba Foundation. In 2003, Vilane became the first black person in the world to reach the summit of Mount Everest. He now leads the Trek4Mandela climbs to raise funds for the Imbumba Foundation’s Caring4Girls programme, providing support and sanitary products for young African girls who need them.

Climbers include:

Clement Moosa
Matlatsi Molokomme
Sibusiso Vilane

This year, the expedition team is aiming to summit mount Kilimanjaro on the 18th of July, Madiba’s birthday, to celebrate 10 years of Nelson Mandela International Day and to usher in Mandela Day: The Next Chapterthe next 10 years of Mandela Day.

Venue: O. R. Tambo International Airport, Viewing Deck International Terminal Building (Above ATMs)

Date: Saturday, 13 July 2019
Time: 06h30 for 07h00

Please confirm your attendance with Lee Davies on

A permission letter will be provided to you upon your acceptance of the invitation.