Secret scarf mission for Mandela month

2019-07-17 06:00
Hand-knitted and crocheted scarves recently lit up Villiers Road in Walmer in celebration of Nelson Mandela month. Now in its sixth year, this nationwide initiative has proved to be hugely successful, whereby thousands of scarves are draped around trees and poles and hang resplendent for the taking by passersby in need. Here, Abrahamson Tesana, one of the passersby, receives a scarf from 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day. He is pictured with his dog, Cruzer. INSERT: One of the ‘secret scarf mission’ organisers, Jacquene Anderson (left) with Sheila Marriott. Read the full story on page 5.Photos:kAILIN daNIELS

Hand-knitted and crocheted scarves recently lit up Villiers Road in Walmer in celebration of Nelson Mandela month. Now in its sixth year, this nationwide initiative has proved to be hugely successful, whereby thousands of scarves are draped around trees and poles and hang resplendent for the taking by passersby in need. Here, Abrahamson Tesana, one of the passersby, receives a scarf from 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day. He is pictured with his dog, Cruzer. INSERT: One of the ‘secret scarf mission’ organisers, Jacquene Anderson (left) with Sheila Marriott. Read the full story on page 5.Photos:kAILIN daNIELS

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