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(18 Jul 2013)

Find out how you can get invloved in projects and Mandela Day events on the official Madela Day website here: 

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Change was the gift given to all South Africans by Nelson Mandela. Now it's YOUR turn. In the spirit of Madiba and his vision to spread justice and freedom for all, this is your chance to step up to the plate and become a part of a continuous global movement for good. By becoming a Mandela Day Changemaker you can show that actions speak louder than words by giving a little of your time to make a change that's close to your heart. (or by giving a little of your time to make a difference to the life of someone less fortunate.)


Honour the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela by making your “Mandela deed” part of history. Visit the Mandela Day Activities to pledge your support and let us know how you plan to commemorate the day. Then document your act of kindness on Mandela Day and share it with the world. You can send your feedback, pictures and experiences to


Mandela Day is a celebration of our collective power to do good and make an imprint on the world. You can add to the initiative’s momentum by telling as many people as possible about it. Use your own network of friends, media connections, corporates and organisations to get involved and make a difference.




Stellenbosch University would once again like to present an opportunity to staff, in the spirit of Madiba and his vision to spread justice and freedom for all, to give a little of your time to make a change in an area that is close to your heart or by giving a little of your time to make a difference to the life of someone less fortunate.

Mandela Day is celebrated on 18th July 2013 and staff members are encouraged to give of their time during 12h00 – 14h00 on this day.  This could be a wonderful team-building opportunity for SU Departments and Divisions.

So what are YOU doing on 18 July or any other day in lieu of Mandela Day? Here are some ideas to get you started:

  1. If you are already involved in volunteerism, plan to render your service to your charity/organisation/project of choice between 12h00 – 14h00.
  2. If you are looking for an opportunity in Stellenbosch, please see the two dates below:

    18th July 2013

a)    Youth Outreach - Jeuguitreik - Indawo Yo Lutsha! needs helping hands with various tasks and activities with which SU staff can assist.  Please note, long term involvement with this centre is a possibility. (Read more)

 NB! Transport will be available to and from the centre on the 18th July 2013

 24th July 2013

b)   Golden Key Toasties for Tummies

The Golden Key International Society will be hosting a Toasties drive.  This entails an opportunity for individuals to prepare sandwiches (part of feeding scheme project) which will be distributed to the needy.  The preparation will take place in theVrouevereniging Hall, in the Neelsie between 12h00 – 14h00

If you are interested to participate on any one (or both) of the above activities please complete form. (Click here)

  • For further enquiries please feel free to contact Maureen Kennedy at 021 808 4824 or Michelle Jooste at 021 808 2755.

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