Brand South Africa, working with the Methodist Church of South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the South African Christian Leadership Initiative made the most of Mandela Day 2014, renovating the dilapidated Simunye High School in Bekkersdal.
Dr Vanessa Naidoo's international career in medicine was inspired by Nelson Mandela's commitment to the health and wellbeing of South Africans. She reflects on her choice to serve as a healthcare practitioner and the importance of Mandela opening up about his son's death...
Club Travel staff rallied behind Mandela Day and the "67 Blankets for Madiba" campaign by using nearly 50km of wool to craft blankets, which were auctioned to benefit abused women and their children at the Sisters Incorporated shelter in Cape Town.
Vodacom staff in the Western Cape answered the call to serve on Mandela Day by packing 9 000 food parcels for distribution to schools attended by children from impoverished backgrounds, in the outlying areas of the Cape.
Brand South Africa and Methodist Church of Southern Africa renovate classrooms at Simunye High School in Bekkersdal.
President Jacob Zuma will take part in an Operation Clean Up for Madiba activity at the Nelson Mandela School of Science and Technology in the Eastern Cape on Friday. Zuma has called on all South Africans to mark Mandela Day and "demonstrate our love for our beautiful country . . .".