AFFT hosted 67 minutes of Mandela day

Volunteers rotated through stations at our office and packed Jars of Hope for hungry families, promoted literacy by “shopping” for a book for a child, and contributed to health and environmental wellbeing by recycling soap with our partners at Basisa Foundation. More than 70 volunteers from 4 companies, as well as individuals, joined us for the day.

BASISA FOUNDATION has joined us for Mandela day.

Volunteers are assisting with the time-consuming task of grating the soap to be recycled, after the soap has gone through some process they are well packed and donated to the creches in West Rand and Pretoria.

We would like to extend our gratitude to every one of you who participated in 67 minutes of Mandela day. As AFFT we are so grateful and appreciate all the effort we wouldn’t have done it without your help.

Kids from Lerato Aftercare performed for our visitors

The kids from Lerato Aftercare thank you for a glorious day and for making our volunteers cheer up and dance with you. You have so much energy – we are constantly in awe of you!

Africa Food for Thought and Anchor Yeast Team worked together to celebrate Mandela Day this year.

With the belief that every little bit makes a difference, in this case, 67 minutes, the team made special soup packages for those in need. They also grated soaps for new soap bars and donated books with hopeful messages to inspire young readers. A great morning of teamwork while contributing to a worthy initiative.

Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund

We were so proud to partner with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund for their Fun Walk at the Johannesburg zoo this past weekend. AFFT team members volunteered their times and we also contributed snacks for the children from the fund and hospital who joined in the walk. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital is one of the flagship programs of the fund and a very important institution in our country!


Massive thanks to our team of staff and volunteers who worked behind the scenes to make this event possible!!

Written by Karabo Nenzhelele

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