Nelson Mandela Day Campaign July 18, 2020

Born and raised in poverty and unjustly imprisoned for more than two decades, Nelson Mandela overcame hatred, violence and oppression to become the leader of South Africa and an inspiration for the world. In this time of global pandemic, Nelson Mandela’s passion for education has never been more important.

INMED Partnerships for Children is humbled to participate in Nelson Mandela’s vision of a world that achieves equality, respect, education, food security, access to healthcare and equal opportunities for all people through education and compassion.

Help us celebrate Nelson Mandela Day on July 18 by sharing these special videos of our staff, volunteers and program participants offering tributes to Nelson Mandela; tips on fitness, healthy lifestyles and home gardening; and reading a children’s book about preventing the spread of the coronavirus, written by INMED South Africa Programs Director Unathi Sihlahla.… Read the rest...

Celebrating National Youth Day with Break Time Buddies

31-year-old Dineo Mothoa from Diepsloot and 25-year-old Siphosethu Molo from the Eastern Cape are just two of the highly motivated young people in INMED South Africa’s the Break Time Buddies programme. They are changing the lives of hundreds of young school children.

Break Time Buddies is a component of the school-based Health In Action programme, which was first introduced in Brazil by INMED Partnerships for Children in 2010 to provide nutrition and healthy lifestyles education for children, teachers, food preparers and parents in disadvantaged communities. The program has impacted 450 000 children in more than 1 000 schools in Brazil across its three phases.… Read the rest...