Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of President Mandela which encourages all global citizens to take responsibility of improving each other’s lives and addressing the world’s social injustices.
Planned activities for Mandela Day include reinforcing the existing parameter fence, a cleaning campaign and the planting of 67 Umkhanyakude trees at the school will proceed as planned.
This year the theme focuses on education.
The Minister of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga, will lead proceedings at the Mandela Day celebrations in Mvezo, Eastern Cape.
Members of the media are invited to attend the Mandela Day Activities as follows:
Date: Saturday, 18 July 2015
Venue: Makgatho Lewanika Primary School, Mvezo, Eastern Cape
Enquiries: Elijah Mhlanga: 083 580 8275
Troy Martens: 079 899 3070