R180-worth of sanitary pads can allow an impoverished girl to stay in school all month, every month for a year. Zelda la Grange and Bikers For Mandela Day are again rallying to the cause.
'Youth activism is critical in this challenging era, when Africa is both the youngest continent and the poorest.'
Government and NGO programmes alone cannot create the paradigm shift that is needed to combat South Africa’s devastating inequality.
Drawing on Mandela's legacy, Obama can help the world better understand the nature of the threats to all democratic experiments.
"Please go, President Zuma." This was the call on this Mandela Day.
"I'm from the hood so I understand their struggles" said Du Boiz from Mabala Noise, which went to Zandspruit with Tiger Brands to give out food parcels.
“It is in your hands to make the world a better place,” Mandela famously told younger generations.
Always one to speak of forgiveness, of dialogue and freedom, Mandela has been an inspiration for many.
From Haartbeespoort Dam to Cape Town, here's what you can do this Mandela Day.