Madiba’s legacy canvas reminds we can all do something

2011-07-13 00:00

THE hand of Archbishop Desmond Tutu as he speaks during the unveiling of the Mandela Legacy Canvas in Cape Town yesterday. The Mandela Legacy Canvas is made from the hand prints of 67 celebrities and will be auctioned on Saturday. The proceeds goes towards the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

“Madiba has said ‘it is in your hands’ and each of us can do something, each of us can just do a small thing, sometimes it can just be a smile, or drying a tear. Do what God moves you to do”, Tutu said in reference to the call to every South African to give 67 minutes to helping others on Mandela Day, July 18.


Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.