Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund

Prioritising the rights of the youth during Child Protection Week

South Africa observes National Child Protection Week from 2 - 9 June this year, under the theme: “Let us Protect All Children to Move...

Ways of giving on the agenda

There are different ways of giving in community philanthropy, was one of the discussions held at the Global Summit on Community Philanthropy in Johannesburg. Melissa...

Remembering Mandela, one year on

It has been a year since Nelson Mandela passed on. His departure, mourned by the world, still impacts us today, prompting us to live by his example with compassion, reconciliation and Ubuntu.

Graça Machel is a heroine in her own right

With a life dedicated to universal education and ending child poverty, the wife of two of Africa's most revered leaders believes that we owe our children – the most vulnerable citizens in any society – a life free from violence and fear. Widowed twice, she fights on, knowing her work is not yet done.

Madiba’s legacy is forever

The Centre of Memory will keep alive Mandela's ideals and principles. It is a store of his history, and a space for dialogue on the present and future. The Children's Fund is investing in that future, through various programmes focused on the poor and vulnerable.
Mandela posters show world's respect

Mandela’s ‘classrooms for human beings’

Among teachers, pupils and parents, the work of the Nelson Mandela Institute for Education and Rural Development has become known as the "Magic Classroom Collective".
Schools to benefit for Mandela Day

Renovated Mandela archive

The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory “needs to be interpreted in new ways by new generations”. The objective of the revamped centre is to document the fragmented Mandela archive, and “ultimately to ensure it is made available to the public”.
Robben Island revisited digitally

Mandela: a remarkable 92 years

President, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and statesman, Nelson Mandela, the world’s icon of reconciliation, compassion and goodwill, turns 92 on Sunday 18 July 2010.