Breaking ground in Johannesburg
Global team volunteer their time to help build a home for disabled children in Johannesburg
We recently announced our 2016-17 global charitable initiative in aid of the Nelson Mandela Foundation who promote sustainable solutions to critical social problems - shelter, education, literacy, food and security.
Through a series of events and initiatives, we aim to raise US$250,000.
Over February 10-12, 2017, over 167 colleagues from 24 offices around the world descended on Tsakane, Johannesburg to help build a new home for local charity Menzi Children's Home. Under the relentless South African sun, our team dug foundations, made bricks and concrete furniture and painted doors in preparation of the construction of the home. We also planted a sustainable fruit garden and assisted with the upgrade of the school library at Vuyani Primary school.
We are delighted to have already raised a substantial amount for the Nelson Mandela Foundation, a charity whose vision resonates with our own corporate responsibility agenda – to provide equal opportunities for everyone and address social issues, among others. The funds we raise will go towards the construction costs of building Menzi Children’s Home over the next few months.
Visit the Nelson Mandela Foundation website for more information.