NYC Play Your Part, Nelson Mandela Birthday Charity Events 2018

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It is easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build.

- Nelson Mandela

Take Action! Inspire Change

SinomusaNothando Community Developement in partnership with Roosevelt Park's Mfinda Kalunga Garden cordially invitates to celebrate Nelson Mandela 's Birthday(July 18, 2018) at M'finda Kalunga Graden based on the lowe east side , Manhattan , New York City.

Since Nelson Mandela was a prostate cancer survivor and was treated for Tuberculosis, as the South African based charity based in New York City, it is very important for us to raise cancer awareness on this day. We will be having cancer patients speaking about their experiences on early cancer detection.

The following are volunteering opportunities


-Opening the garden for extended house

-Cancer Awareness

-Free medical screening

Please enlist your names and times you are willing to spend in the garden helping with planting and cleaning the garden , as well as opening the garden from 4pm to 10pm for 1 week from July 18, 2018 to July 22, 2018. Please bring your own meals. We will provide water.

Please use invite your friends, families, collaegues, churches,schools and community. We are on instagram and facebook as @findcancercure

Please bring your friends and family. Invite your church members. Let us make a difference in Celebration of Nelson Mandela's Legacy

We thank the garden management for opening its doors for us. They shall be trully blessed.

We thank you for supporting our vision. Humblieness and serving communities is key to us.

About SinomusaNothando Community Developement

SinomusaNothando (Zulu word which means , we have love , care and generosity ) is a non-profit organisation founded by Dr Thandeka Mazibuko in 2004, South Africa, advocating for rural cancer awareness - community walks, building cancer centres , caring for HIV/AIDS and cancer orphans, providing community cancer education, general medical screening, referral and follow up - for cancer of the cervix, breast, prostate and aids related malignances. It has been highly instrumental in hosting Orphans Christmans partis for the rural children in great needs. It is well known for working with 150 Medical students training them on community engagement , medidcal screening and developing confidence in their medical and community skills.

In April 2018 SinomusaNothando in partnership with Brooklyn Trophy word honered Mr Bob Humber for his 30 years contribution to this amazing garden, Mfinda Kalunga garden , an old African barial site.

It is now registered in New York City and has hosted 3 cancer awareness events in Manhattan , New York City

Play Your Part

Every year on 18 July — the day Nelson Mandela was born — the UN asks individuals around the world to mark Nelson Mandela International Day (18 July) by making a difference in their communities. Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better, and Mandela Day is an occasion for everyone to take action and inspire change.

For 67 years Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity — as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa.

Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela. The Centenary is an occasion to reflect on his life and legacy, and to follow his call to “make of the world a better place.”

#MandelaDay #Mandela100 #findcancercure

About the Mfinda Kalunga Garden

Assembly M'finda Kalunga Community Garden began in as a group organizing to rid the Sara Roosevelt Park area of drugs and crime and to protect low-income housing and services in the neighborhood. This beautiful
garden–almost a city block long–was born of that effort. Nearly thirty years later, the original group of organizers continues to garden at M’Finda Kalunga.

There is always something happening in the garden: Urban Park Rangers day, It’s My Park Days, Senior and Head-Start Gardening classes, story hours, Pet Adoption Days, compost, chicken-care and raised-bed building workshops, live music, poetry readings, a housing round-table.

The community “donated” several chickens to the garden one night. We built a coop to house them and they have become the stars of the garden, fascinating children and donating eggs to the senior center.

There is a beautiful pond with koi, goldfish, and turtles where all kinds of birds love to splash and bathe.

We are dedicated to being an activist community garden as well as a place of respite. We welcome volunteers, visitors, and new members.

How the Day came about

In November 2009, the UN General Assembly declared 18 July "Nelson Mandela International Day" in recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to the culture of peace and freedom.

General Assembly resolution A/RES/64/13 recognizes Nelson Mandela’s values and his dedication to the service of humanity, in the fields of conflict resolution, race relations, the promotion and protection of human rights, reconciliation, gender equality and the rights of children and other vulnerable groups, as well as the fight against poverty and the promotion of social justice. It acknowledges his contribution to the struggle for democracy internationally and the promotion of a culture of peace throughout the world.

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