Nelson Mandela spent 67 years making the world a better place in public service. Every 18th of July, people everywhere – but South Africans especially – are asked to give only 67 minutes doing something similar.
Every person has the power to change the world, and it starts with the simplest acts of kindness.
Londolozi’s history with Madiba goes back to when he first visited us upon his release from prison. Thereafter he returned multiple times, ultimately endorsing the Londolozi Conservation Model as being representative of his dream for South African Nature Conservation.
Today he is honoured in Freedom’s Way, a pathway running right through the heart of the Londolozi Village that symbolized his long walk to freedom.
And every year on this day the Londolozi family gathers to celebrate Madiba’s life; to spend time in each other’s company in some act of service for our community. Sometimes we plant flowerbeds, other times we decorate areas, and this year we assembled to repaint the playground of our creche: