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“A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dream of.” Nelson Mandela

MANDELA WEEK: 06th to 18th of July 2015

“Together we can make every day a Mandela Day.”

Dear Volunteers, Friends of Tateni, Founders and Partners,

Tateni Home Care Nursing Services is pleading with you to offer services and support during the 2015 Mandela week!

We invite business, corporates, community organisations, partners, friends and the community to join Tateni 2015 International Mandela Day celebrations to donate 67 minutes to change the world for the better.

Your participation in any of the following activities and in kind donation would be highly appreciated:

The Drop-in Centres Buitumelo at Mogale Primary School and the one at Mahlasedi Masana Primary School in Mamelodi East do not have facilities for cooking, and for an environment for adequate afterschool programme activities of our beneficiaries. Both centres are each visited by over 35 children per day.

To eliminate these situations Tateni plans to set up container structures at both centres with estimated costs of R50, 000.00 each. These will offer kitchen facilities, enough space for 40 children, a play area and a healthy environment for our beneficiaries to develop.


Office equipment - Refurbished or new laptops; Wireless microphones; An amplifier for our PA-system; A projector for awareness campaigns in our Drop- in Centres and Stationery- especially office paper.

Breaking the cycle of Poverty Programme - Career guidance workshops facilitation; Life skill courses; Motivational speakers; Tutors for extra classes especially for maths and science andSkills training for out of school youth.


Tetani offices - Globes (florescent)energy saving; Painting of offices and classes, window frames and burglars; Providing shelving for the store room; Security re-enforcement for doors and windows for our office; Re-enforcement of perimeter barbed wire fence; Folding tables and Office furniture and couches for the student Social Workers’ offices at three local High Schools where they undertake their practical work.

School uniforms - School shoes for boys and girls; Jerseys; Trousers and tunics; Shirts; Shoe threading needle; Black shoe polish and brushes and Sanitary pads and panties.

For vulnerable and needy Families - Provision of 100 food parcels; Winter and summer clothing Blankets.

Educational extra mural activities equipment - Educational toys for children Soccer kit and soccer balls; Netball kit and balls; Skipping ropes; Chess boards; Crayons (general stationery); Hula-hoops and Library books for children and for high school students.

Gardening - Ground cover flowers; Aloe plants; Electronic lawn mower; Herbs; Top soil for lawn; Seedlings; Labour for Planting of seedlings; Pruning of fruit trees; Leaf rake X 4; Petrol for transport and grass- cutting machine andPest control, especially rodents in the drop in centres.


Please inform us on which activities you would be interested to make the community of Mamelodi a better place. Donations in cash and in-kind would be most appreciated.

The main event for the “67 Minutes for Mandela Day” will be celebrated on the 18th July 2015 at Tateni centre, not forgetting though that “every day is a Mandela Day”.

Kindly extend the invitation to your family and friends.

Contact details for any enquiries at: 012 805 9109

E- mail:


Yours in Community Service

Regina Mokgokong: Executive Director


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