- The Defence Force used their 67 Madiba minutes to renovate a RDP house in Khayelitsha
- The project was completed in partnership with GOAL Supermarket
- Head of the store Lwando Dandala said they had learnt about doing good from the former president
In a different army manoeuvre, the Defence Force army used their Mandela 67 minutes to renovate an RDP house.
The Daily Sun reported that the good deed took place in the middle of last week in Makhaza in Khayelitshe, Cape Town.
The project was completed in partnership with GOAL Supermarket. The head of the store, Lwando Dandala called the project Home Makeover and said the team had identified four rooms that needed to be renovated.
He added that they do something good for the community every year in an effort to give back for the support they receive as well as part of the Madiba initiative.
He added that they had learnt from the former President that helping out was a good thing.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier in the month about 5 special ways that you can celebrate Madbia's legacy on #MandelaDay
It would seem this team took our advice as one of the 5 ways we suggested was Mandela Day Team Build Week.
Habitat for Humanity South Africa (Habitat SA) is working with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Department of Human Settlements and local construction companies to honour Mandela's legacy by constructing 100 homes for 100 families in the Western Cape.
“At Habitat for Humanity we believe in a world where everyone has a decent place to live, here in South Africa we bring people together to build homes, communities and hope,” says the organisation’s national director Patrick Kulati.
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