I decided to develop a website as a tribute to Nelson Mandela after I visited his house on Vilakazi Street in Soweto on Saturday the 7th of December 2013, two days after his death.
I saw people who admired him like me running out of space to write messages for him on the wall outside his old house and I decided to use my limited skills to develop twww.MessagesForMandela.org website, to allow people from around the world to post messages for Mandela without running out of space :)
It was an emotional visit as South Africa and the world morns the death of one of the greatest leaders ever. It was also a proud moment to again witness Nelson Madela's humble begins which I can also relate to as young Xhosa man myself, who also grew up in the same town as him.
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