On 18 July every year, Nelson Mandela International Day or Mandela Day is celebrated in honour of Nelson Mandela on his birthday. Mandela Day is a global call to action that celebrates the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world, the ability to make an impact. Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better! Mandela Day is an occasion for all to take action and inspire change.
About Nelson Mandela:
Nelson Mandela is known and loved around the world for his commitment to peace, negotiation, and reconciliation, was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He devoted his life to the service of humanity — as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa. Mandela was born into the Xhosa royal family on 18 July 1918 and died on 5 December 2013.
Mandela Day will focus on Certain areas and goals (2019-2029) which are as follow:
- Provision of quality education for all children.
- All children in Early Childhood Development (ECD) to have access to learning resources for development.
- Reduce hunger in families through the provision of nutritious meals.
- Eliminate malnutrition and stunting in young children.
- Provide safe shelter for families to live and thrive in.
- Eliminate homelessness.
- Sanitation is safe in every school.
- Enable access to safe sanitation to all communities.
- Dedicate more resources to supporting poverty eradication projects.
- Encourage public participation and activist voices towards the eradication of poverty and inequality.
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Mandela Day Quotes
“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”—Nelson Mandela
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”—Nelson Mandela
“I like friends who have independent minds because they tend to make you see problems from all angles.”—Nelson Mandela
“You will achieve more in this world through acts of mercy than you will through acts of retribution.”—Nelson Mandela
“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others”—Nelson Mandela
“No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”—Nelson Mandela
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“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”—Nelson Mandela
“History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.”—Nelson Mandela
“Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”—Nelson Mandela
“Umntu ngumuntu ngabantu— It means you must serve your fellow man.”—Nelson Mandela
“A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.”—Nelson Mandela
“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”—Nelson Mandela
“We must strive to be moved by a generosity of spirit that will enable us to outgrow the hatred and conflicts of the past.”—Nelson Mandela
“We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.”—Nelson Mandela
“Lead from the back – and let others believe they are in front.”—Nelson Mandela
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