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Financial services groups Barclays and Absa and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust today announced the launch of a global fundraising awareness campaign to raise funds towards the construction of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. The hospital is a unique project in that capital funding is being raised entirely from donors, while operational expenditure will be provided by the South African government, through the National Department of Health. Members of the public that would like
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Absa and Barclays enable the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust to launch a global fund-raising platform Financial services groups Barclays and Absa and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust today announced the launch of a global fundraising awareness campaign to raise funds towards the construction of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. The hospital is a unique project in that capital funding is being raised entirely from donors, while operational expenditure will be provided by the
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As part of the Nelson Mandela Day celebrations, The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust has yesterday unveiled a billboard on the actual ground of where the hospital will be built. Wits University has kindly donated the land where the hospital is going to be built.  The hospital will be in Parktown near the Wits Medical School in Johannesburg. This means patients will have access to world-class health care through collaboration with other medical institutions. It
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Pretoria, 12 July, 2013 – Ahead of Mandela Day, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa supported the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in the making of a video that aims to raise funds for the proposed facility.   The hospital will be a living memorial to Nelson Mandela’s unique contribution to Africa’s miraculous transformation, and the legacy he wishes to leave behind for Africa’s children. It will be a centre of excellence and a specialist referral
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This morning the Piggy Bank campaign was launched by the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital (NMCH) Trust at Rivonia Primary School in Sandton. The campaign is part of the trust’s For Kids By Kids (FKBK) initiative. NMCH Trust ambassador ProVerb was on hand to talk about the need of the hospital and how the kids can help. The hip hop artist and Idols presenter was joined by Scooter Addicts, who are only a few days into
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Since the capital campaign launched in 2012, planning for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital continues, with building is planned to begin in the third quarter of this year. So far in the project, a number of critical milestones have already been reached. Although a commitment to the hospital project was made by Health Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in 2009, he recently reiterated his ongoing support for the project as national and provincial government continue to
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