WHAT IS MANDELA DAY?

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead” – Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier, for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing … [Read more...]

Take Action! Inspire Change … celebrate Mandela Day 2014

Take Action! Inspire Change “When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.” Can you spare 67 minutes of your time helping others? Every year, on Mandela Day, people around the world are asked by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to do just that. By devoting 67 minutes of their time – one minute for every year of Mr. Mandela’s public … [Read more...]

The Whitehouse, A moving tribute to a legendary figure

Nelson Mandela's struggle against South African apartheid inspired millions. And his great call for justice and equality continues to resonate around the world, as new generations of young people pursue the ideals he embraced. On December 10, 2013 in Johannesburg, President Obama paid tribute to a hero and a leader -- and spoke about the path that's still ahead. President Obama delivers remarks at a national memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela. … [Read more...]

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is His Celebrated Legacy

Message from The Nelson Mandela Foundation, The Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and The Mandela Rhodes Foundation   It is with the deepest regret that we have learned of the passing of our founder, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela – Madiba. The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa will shortly make further official announcements. 'We want to express our sadness at this time. No words can adequately describe this enormous loss to our nation and to the world'. We give thanks for his … [Read more...]

International Day of Non-Violence celebrates Gandhi’s Birth, Oct 2

As we celebrate around the globe this day, International Day of Non-Violence, we also Celebrate the Life of its namesake. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbandar, a coastal town on the Kathiawar Peninsula and then part of the small princely state of Porbandar in the Kathiawar Agency of the British Indian Empire. His father, Karamchand Gandhi (1822–1885), served as the diwan (chief minister) of Porbander state. His mother, Putlibai, who was from a Pranami Vaishnava … [Read more...]

Nelson Mandela – MAN of ACTION™

  A Celebration of Women™ is elated to Celebrate the Life of this powerful example of empathy, faith, kindness, intelligence, perserverence and strength. Rising above extraordinary circumstance and false persecutions, this awakened male energy thrives teaching our world what true forgiveness and integrity and love really is. Always maintaining his dignity and self respect, entering into the land of politics in South Africa, this man never wavered in his devotion to democracy, equality … [Read more...]

Lorre White celebrates Richard Branson on How to Stay Inspired

Q: What daily activities do you find inspiring and motivating? -- Linda, Malmo, Sweden On Monday, I went out to the Mojave Desert to watch Virgin Galactic, our space tourism company, complete its first rocket-powered flight -- it was a truly awesome sight. I treasure such moments, when my team and I find ways to make the impossible possible, inspiring ourselves and others to attempt even greater feats. I don't seek out motivation and inspiration, yet these qualities are essential to my … [Read more...]

In Life Sometimes the Rain Must Fall

“The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.” -Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) Insight The skill here is in learning to ask tough questions and to give honest answers. It’s about asking yourself hard questions — about your strengths and weaknesses, for example, or about the role you play in your own … [Read more...]

Never, never, never Give Up!

      At some point in the various journeys we embark on in our lives, we get to a part where we feel like giving up. Sometimes we give up before we even start and other times we give up just before we are about to make that huge break-through that we have been putting so much effort in to achieve. I have created this list of 22 reasons why you should never give up and I hope that you will find it before you give up, so that I can inspire you to keep going!   1- As Long As … [Read more...]

Queen Rania supports Education for All Children! – WOMAN of ACTION™

A Celebration of Women™ is pleased to Celebrate the Life in this tribute to an Amazing Woman, "As you educate a woman, you educate the family. If you educate the girls, you educate the future." ~ Queen Rania ....a Tribute of Celebration to an Amazing Woman's LIFE! WOMAN of ACTION™ Queen Rania of Jordan ...launching Global Education Campaign, April 2010 The Queen of Jordan was in Washington, DC to help launch “The Big Read” as … [Read more...]

Mandela’s Day celebrated globally as the liberation hero turned 93 !

Nelson Mandela turned 93 ... and the whole world is Celebrated !!! Former South African President Nelson Mandela, center, with family members, from left, Zaziwe Manaway, Ziphokazi Manaway, Princess Zenani Dlamini, Zamaswazi Dlamini and Zamak Obiri at Mandela's hometown in Qunu, South Africa. (Peter Morey)   The United Nations office (UNO) Baku joined people around the world to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday, hailing the man whose fight against the apartheid regime, his … [Read more...]

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