What to do on Mandela Day?

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Madiba is one of South Africa's greatest heroes. Not only is he loved and adored by South Africans, he is also revered internationally. So much so, that his birthday on 18 July is celebrated as Mandela Day the world over - with it even being officially endorsed by the United Nations.

It is a day where Nelson Mandela's life's work is celebrated annually through an act of kindness. People are asked to spend 67minutes of the day helping someone else.

If you are looking for an organised event where volunteers are specifically needed, check out your local NGO or community centre or the following websites: 



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