In celebration of Mandela Day, IAHV South Africa hosted a range of community-driven initiatives aimed at making a positive impact on the lives of those in need.
In KZN, 50 blankets were donated to learners and care givers who were affected by the recent floods at the Dr Macken Mistry Primary School in Sea cow lake, Durban.
40 food parcels was donated to the caregivers at the Youth Village Project in Soweto led by Aneshree Naidoo.
James House Child & Youth Care Centre in Hout Bay Cape Town led by Rucita Vassen.
This Mandela Day fundraising goal is to sponsor 50 kids from James House to a fun and educational trip to the Cape Town Science Centre and a gift pack of essential items, winter warmers and hygiene items. Also to honour the work and beliefs of humanitarians like Mandela and Gurudev by helping others, educating them which is one of the most empowering tools, showing love and compassion and igniting change in our communities.
OBS Pasta Kitchen in Observatory Cape Town, are a weekly feeding scheme in Cape Town that offers support, community and a hot meal once a week. We also share life skills and healthy ways of dealing with stress with our guests, who are mostly homeless or unemployed.