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UIC staff dig in to help out on Mandela Day 2014

This day in honour of Nelson Mandela is celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday.

Are you doing, or did you do something special for Mandela Day?

Please comment below, and let us know what you are planning to do or did, and if possible share your photos with us – for publication in the South Coast Sun

Photos can be emailed to southcoastsun@dbn.caxton.co.za

 

Mandela Day is not intended as a public holiday but is a day meant to honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s former president and his values, through volunteering and community service.

READ HERE: Honour Tata Madiba and help fight poverty

This global call to action celebrates the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world, the ability to make an impact through selfless service to others.

The Mandela Day campaign message is:

“Nelson Mandela has fought for social justice for 67 years. We’re asking you to start with 67 minutes. We would be honoured if such a day can serve to bring together people around the world to fight poverty and promote peace, reconciliation and cultural diversity,” reads a statement issued on Mandela’s behalf.

 

If you are still unsure of what you could do, here are some possibilities (click to read):

 

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