Maria in South Africa with Mellon Educate – Day 1

Maria received a fantastic welcome as she arrived with 200 other Mellon Educate volunteers in Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa, ready for the Nelson Mandela tribute building blitz. The charity are building two schools in Mandela’s homeland for over 500 children.

They will visit Nelson Mandela’s homeland of Mthatha from Nov 15th-21st November to build one brand new school with 11 classrooms, library, dining room and kitchen and a computer room. The other school will see huge renovations and 8 new classrooms.

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