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Children’s hospital dream becomes a reality Built on Nelson Mandela’s Legacy Johannesburg 10 March 2014 – The Nelson Mandela Children Hospital Trust today announced that the official sod-turning of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital will take place on Thursday, 20 March 2014. “After years of fundraising under difficult economic conditions we are proud to announce that we have raised R570m, enabling us to break ground and start building the hospital,” says Sibongile Mkhabela, CEO, Nelson Mandela
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GE Foundation upholds Mandela legacy with $1 million donation to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund Donation will benefit the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust, according to Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. Donation will help fulfil Mandela’s lasting wish for improved child healthcare by easing  the shortage of specialised paediatric healthcare in Southern Africa. Investment demonstrates GE Foundation’s commitment to improving access to,> as well as the quality and affordability of healthcare in the region. Johannesburg, South Africa, 05 February
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Johannesburg-Monday 20 January 2014: The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) CEO for SABC Foundation, Ms Iris Francis along with the CEO of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust appeared on Morning Live to show their appreciation to South Africans who supported the fundraising telethon. They announced that the national broadcaster has raised approximately R6m in pledges, as well as cash and SMS donations at a three-hour telethon that was hosted on Thursday, 5 December 2013 to
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Support from the ministers of Finance and Health (Letter dated 13 December 2013) Operating expenses for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital We would like to confirm arrangements for operating expenses of Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. Our understanding has always been that the late former President Nelson Mandela raised funds for the Capital Projects, but the operating expenses will be budgeted for through the normal budgeting processes of the Department of Health. This position has not
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December 13, 2013

YEAR-END MESSAGE – 2013

Dear Donors, Stakeholders, Partners and Friends 2013 has drawn to an end as one of the most poignant years in the history of our country, our organisation and our lives. The passing of our Founder, President and Father, Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela on 05 December 2013, although expected, brought about a deep sadness and sense of loss on the one hand to us all but, at the same time, filled us with a profound gratitude
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I am so heart sore from the news.  I am grateful that we gave momentum to Madiba’s last wish.  I think as an organization in 2014 we need to collectively push to continue and increase this momentum and use our clout with Corporate SA and speed up the building of this hospital.  To let the process drag would be disrespectful to everything that Madiba was. One of the best moments in my life was meeting
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