FCB Joburg MD Thabang Skwambane founded Aluwani in 2007 when he cycled unsupported from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro, and then summited the mountain. Warren Handley and Tom David are former Aluwani interns from SA walking the same distance in reverse to mark the 10th anniversary of that trip. As they walk, they reach out to the rural communities to talk about the importance of early childhood development.
In the spirit of former President Nelson Mandela, Lafarge South Africa supplied the Retshwenyegile Relief Givers in Bodibe with groceries.
Lafarge also distributed meal packs to 11 local schools in underprivileged communities in and around Bodibe.
To do their bit for Nelson Mandela Day, members of staff at Diageo SA dedicated their 67 minutes to build houses with Habitat for Humanity in Orange Farm and feeding the less fortunate with Meals on Wheels at the Thabo Mbeki settlement in Johannesburg.
Diageo SA staff members use the funds that they collect in their VEO Community Fund, an employee-led charitable initiative that is funded by their personal contributions from their monthly salaries and matched by the company, to assist in similar activities throughout the year....
To honour the legacy of former President Nelson Mandela, the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA) spent its 67 minutes on Mandela Day with underprivileged and displaced children and families in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
This Mandela Day, KFC staff members, along with NGOs, and other stakeholders spent the day volunteering and participating in fundraising initiatives linked to its Add Hope feeding initiative and the charities it supports. The KFC head office in Johannesburg ran a can collection drive that led to the packing of 720 boxes of food for JAM; one of the 137 NGOs that Add Hope supports.