Limpopo dedicates 67 minutes of Mandela Day at Sekutupu old age home
The Limpopo Provincial Government will join in dedicating Mandela Day by devoting 67 minutes to the Sekutupu Old Age Home, Zebediela. The Sekutupu Old Age Home is based in the Old Thabamopo Hospital. The Acting Premier, MEC Ishmael Kgetjepe will be joined by Capricorn District Executive Mayor Cllr John Mpe and Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Mayor Cllr Nakedi Sibanda in dedicating 67 minutes by planting vegetables in the gardening, cleaning the yard as well as cooking for the senior citizens at the Sekutupu Old Age Home.
Mandela Day will be celebrated on 18 July throughout the world were thousands of people will actively recognise Mandela’s legacy by providing a service for the greater good. This year marks the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. He was formulated on the idea that just one person has the power to change the world. Nelson Mandela at his 90th birthday celebrations in Hyde Park he said, Where human beings are being oppressed, there is more work to be done. Our work is for freedom for all. After nearly 90 years of life, it is time for new hands to lift the burden. It is in your hands now.
For the 67 years Mandela spent fighting for social justice and liberation of his people, each person is asked to devote 67 minutes of their time on this day to help make a positive difference to someone or a group, whether it be the aged, food for the needy, cleaning up, etc � 67 minutes of your time to commemorate Mandela’s legacy.
Mandela Day themes are focused on four pillars needed for social injustices to be eradicated; food security, education and literacy, shelter and infrastructure, service and volunteerism.
The message behind Mandela Day is simple each individual has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better.
Source: Government of South Africa