Aspen’s Russian-based team supported two centres which focus on the needs of children – one in Moscow and another in St Petersburg. The Nadezhda Children Reabilitation Center in Domodedovo in Moscow was established in 1996 and it cares for children with physical and mental disabilities. This centre meets the needs of 29 children, of which …

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Aspen Oss participated in Mandela Day for the first time when 24 employees celebrated the day by spoiling the patients from the SWZ Care Activity Centre which is situated in the town of Oss. This facility offers the care of 4 supervisors and nurses to 19 patients who all suffer from non-congenital brain abnormality (due…

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Aspen Venezuela’s CEO, Silvio Gasbarrino led the Group’s Venezuelan and Mexican teams in welcoming the Ambassador of South Africa, Mrs Thaninga Shope-Linney, Counsellor Schoeman du Plessis and various members of the South African Embassy to the Asilo de la Providencia. Managed by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Poor, Asilo La Providencia which is…

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Aspen Australia’s chosen projects for 2014 included Sydney-based OzHarvest and Fareshare in Melbourne. Both organisations provide food and food parcels to a variety of charities in Sydney, New South Wales, Melbourne and country Victoria who in turn feed destitute and hungry citizens. On Mandela Day approximately 40 employees assisted at the OzHarvest and Fareshare premises…

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Aspen Holdings’ Durban-based Group head office remained true to their commitment to the Ekusizaneni Children’s Home which they have supported for the past 3 years as part of their Mandela Day programme as well as their socio-economic development initiatives. More than 60 employees contributed to the upliftment of the 50 children at the school by…

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More than 200 members of Aspen’s Johannesburg-based team rolled up their sleeves to make a difference for the 940 students at the Pholosho Secondary School in Alexandra. Improvements to the school included refurbishing the library, establishing a vegetable garden and park area, providing equipment for the science laboratory, conducting repairs to the entrance and painting…

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The Ronald McDonald House and Kildare-based Barretstown were selected by Aspen’s team in Ireland in support of Mandela Day. Aspen employees helped to prepare and cook a meal for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House which provides accommodation and a caring and supportive environment for families whose children are seriously ill and who…

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Aspen’s team based in the Philippines selected four projects to support on Mandela Day. Staff collected funds for the victims of the typhoon that recently plundered Tacloban. The much needed financial contributions were well received and will assist the Tacloban residents with the rebuilding of a classroom, putting on a new roof, repairing damage to…

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The Aspen Health Care office in Dubai selected the Al Bader Labor Camp in Al Quoz for their 2014 Mandela Day project. Labourers at the camp receive no visitors, have the same meals every day and earn a meager salary in order to support their families. Some 20 Aspen team members assisted on Mandela Day…

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As in the past, the Aspen Global team in Mauritius thoroughly embraced Mandela Day by providing support to the SOS Children’s Village Bamboo. The team, together with their guests which included delegates from the South African Embassy the Hon Mrs Mireille Martin, Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare and Dr Mrs Priya…

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