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#MANDELADAY2020

In 2020, the essence of Mandela Day – take action, inspire change, and make every day a Mandela Day – is more important than ever before.

Communities across the world are affected by the spread of Covid-19, which has hit every economy, causing new social and economic challenges and exacerbating old ones.

But, there is hope. On a scale never seen before, individuals and groups are finding ways to help those in need of support. You can join us.

We call on you to be an active citizen in your community, individually or as part of one of the millions of groups getting together to start initiatives around delivering food parcels, making masks and protective gear, teaching online or making donations towards these efforts.

Mandela Day is celebrated on 18 July every year. In 2020, it will be the day we share the successes we have achieved and the lessons we have learned as we battle this pandemic, and its effect on those less fortunate than ourselves.

We call on you to contribute to the Each1Feed1 campaign, join a community initiative or start your own.

And, most of all, stay safe.

Mandela Day focus areas and goals 2019-2029
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Food and nutrition

Goal 3

Reduce hunger in families through the provision of nutritious meals.

Goal 4

Eliminate malnutrition and stunting in young children.

Education & Literacy
GOAL 1

Provision of quality education for all children.

GOAL 2

All children in Early Childhood Development (ECD) to have access to learning resources for development.

Education
Shelter
GOAL 5

Provide safe shelter for families to live and thrive in.

GOAL 6

Eliminate homelessness.

Shelter
Sanitation
GOAL 7

Sanitation that is safe in every school.

GOAL 8

Enable access of safe sanitation to all communities to.

Sanitation
Active citizenship
GOAL 9

Dedicate more resources to supporting poverty eradication projects.

GOAL 10

Encourage public participation and activist voices towards the eradication of poverty and inequality.

Active citizenship
What is the Mandela Day Global Network?

The Mandela Day strategy introduces systems for organisations to globally participate to advance the cause of Mandela Day.

The Mandela Day Global Network is a community of organisations, government, corporates and individuals that partner with the Foundation to drive Mandela Day and pursue its objectives. It is a base for the strategic partnerships of organisations with common goals aimed at globally coordinating efforts, sharing information and linking the needs to resources.

Join the Mandela Day Global Network

You already give your time to the many Mandela Day causes, now join the Mandela Day Global Network.

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Donate

Donations go a long way towards ensuring Mandela Day plans are actually put into action. Please join us.

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