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Several thousand volunteers gathered in Innesfree Park in Sandton about five miles north of Johannesburg to celebrate the birthday of former President Nelson Mandela, who was born on July 18, 1918.
Each volunteer completed 67 minutes of charity work to commemorate the 67 years Mandela spent serving his country.
Buses transported volunteers to three different locations around the city. Each location allowed for different volunteer opportunities. Volunteers could spend time with orphan children or engage with senior citizens, or garden, paint, prepare meals or do laundry. This bus went to Katlehong Township about 12 miles east of Johannesburg.
“Individuals make neighborhoods.” These were the words spoken by Joe DeFelice, chairman of the Mayfair Community Development Corp., at Thursday’s meeting between community leaders and members of various Philadelphia news outlets. The meeting, which took […]
[vimeo 72469489] A special daycare center, located 16-miles north of Pretoria, South Africa, opened in 2011. This center in Mabopane, operated by Lesedi La Batho, not only provides childcare but also aims to empower and motivate […]