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August 2019

Nkantolo Education Project

The Foundation has adopted four schools in Nkantolo, the birthplace of Oliver Tambo, whose girl learners we supply with sanitary towels. Sadly, as with many areas of South Africa, this area is still severely impoverished. As a result, many girls miss school every month during their menstruation cycles, due to the inaccessibility and unaffordability of sanitary towels. Biannually, the Foundation distributes a 6-month supply of sanitary towels and a booklet on puberty to 1400 girls. With every visit, a health and hygiene talk is provided where the girls are encouraged to raise concerns and ask questions about their changing bodies. ...
21 Aug
08:00 AM
October 2019

Oliver Tambo Month

The month of October is dedicated to Oliver Tambo in recognition of his unwavering commitment to the liberation struggle. ...
01 Oct - 31 Oct
08:00 AM

Songs that made us free

On the 16th of October 2019, the Foundation, in partnership with renowned The Liberation Project music producer Dan Chiorboli, will be hosting a concert at the world-famous, bastion of the anti-apartheid struggle, the Market Theatre, in Johannesburg, titled “Songs That Made Us Free”. Music played a key role in both driving change and creating harmony during the Apartheid Regime. It allowed international audiences a view into the injustices suffered by the oppressed racial groups in South Africa. This event offers us an opportunity to showcase our fight for liberation to the world. ...
24 Oct
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Oliver Tambo Memorial Lecture

The Oliver Tambo Memorial Lecture is held annually to honour and celebrate the memory of O.R. Tambo. The lecture will explore the role of arts and culture in promoting freedom, dignity, humanity, unity and social cohesion. Arts and culture can be more effectively employed in the future to positively impact our individual and national growth. O.R. Tambo was a multi-faceted individual. He had many passions, ranging from politics and history to science, mathematics, golf, and choral music. He even composed choral music and conducted choirs in his free moments.  ...
25 Oct
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Tambo in the Park

Taking place on O.R.’s birthday, the 27th of October, the family-friendly celebration is an event that will bring together young and old, black and white, rich and poor – as did Tambo. Taking place in the Tambos’ Gauteng home, Ekurhuleni, Tambo in the Park is a daylong concert with performances, an exhibition, a film screening, and a children’s play area. The day pays homage to O.R.’s love of arts & culture. Come and join us in celebrating what would’ve been O.R.’s 102nd birthday. ...
27 Oct
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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