The Aspen Venezuela team once again looked forward to Mandela Day with great anticipation. They chose to support Caracas-based Hogar Bambi, a non-profit private Venezuelan Civil Association, which is home to 25 children under the age of 9. This shelter provides integral care for children from abused homes, those who have been abandoned and children…

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Aspen South Africa Operations – Port Elizabeth: Aspen’s team in Port Elizabeth selected three projects for their 2013 Mandela Day activities. These included the Missionvale Care Centre, the Echo Foundation and the Sinethemba Children’s Care Centre. Missionvale is an interdenominational, non-profit organisation that operates in the extremely poor informal shack land of Missionvale outside Port…

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Aspen-owned Shelys in Tanzania showered blessings on some 1900 beneficiaries at the Msimbazi Orphanage, the Keko Prison and Shidepha+ (Service Health and Development) for people living with HIV/Aids. Msimbazi cares for children who are orphaned or have been abandoned by their parents and who have been subjected to extreme poverty. The Shelys team collected an…

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The small team at Aspen Philippines is committed to ARK – acts of random kindness and they elected to support two beneficiaries for Mandela Day. The Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC) situated in Quezon City, is a home for the abandoned, abused, neglected, and exploited children who are between 1 month and 11…

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Nearly 500 employees from Aspen Pharmacare in Woodmead contributed to the upliftment of 71 children at the Coronation Park Informal Settlement in Krugersdorp. This tented, make-shift settlement is home to some 250 people with the majority of the adults being unemployed. Charmaine Maartens of the Yeshua’s Children’s Ministry, together with one of the parents (Ronel)…

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The success of Aspen Pharma’s 2012 Mandela Day activities in Brazil’s Citade de Deus encouraged the team of 128 employees to return and once again add value to the lives of 300 children. Cidade de Deus is located in the western area of Rio de Janeiro and is home to a community of impoverished residents…

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For the second year, Aspen Nutritionals pledged support to the Bulamahlo Home and Day Care Centre, situated in Tembisa. The Centre offers a home to 33 children aged between 4 months and 17 years. Of these, 18 children live on the premises as they are either abandoned or orphaned, while an additional 15 children attend…

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Newly established Aspen Nigeria’s 8 employees donated a range of items including food, clothes, books, toys and educational aids, to the Massey Street Children Hospital in Lagos Victoria Islands. The hospital cares for some 100 abandoned, neglected and underprivileged children and provides them with free medical check-ups and immunization in a bid to reduce the…

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Twenty employees from Aspen Health Care in Dubai have linked in with the International Red Crescent in support of the Syrian relief mission. The Aspen team has been actively involved in collecting clothes, toys, gifts and books and they will also be involved with the planning, logistics and distribution of these donations to some 200…

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Following on their 2012 activities, the Aspen Labs team again provided support to Casa Hogar del Perpetuo Socorro in Toluca, Mexico. This foster home cares for 56 abandoned children who are all victims of domestic violence and family disintegration. Aspen’s team of 70 employees made a significant difference to the school through the establishment of…

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