South Africa

The Aspen Holdings team engaged with Key of Hope, a United States driven child welfare organisation that cares for 1500 destitute children. Some are orphans and are HIV positive while others come from under-privileged homes. Key of Hope assists the children with the payment of their school fees, provision of various skills and leadership programmes Read More

South Africa

Aspen Nutritionals selected the Children’s Medical Ward at Tembisa Provincial Hospital as their beneficiary for Mandela Day. Employees donated an extensive range of items in order to establish a playroom for some 40 children who are treated at the hospital daily. These gifts included toys, children’s reading books, colouring pens, stationery, linen, blankets, a variety Read More


Kindertagesstätte Rethwisch, a kindergarten that cares for about 20 children aged 1 – 6 years, heard the news that Aspen Bad Oldesloe were once again hosting Mandela Day activities and they jumped at the opportunity to be included. They needed a little garage for their “turtle bus” – a 6-seater vehicle used by the children. Read More


This year Aspen Global engaged in an activity that would positively impact the lives of some 150 families who live in the small village of Anoska, situated in the suburbs of Curepipe. The residents of this village experience extreme poverty and are in desperate need of support. In order to provide an enhanced environment for Read More


On 17 July members of Aspen Germany’s office spent time at the Munich Farm for Children and Teenages which accommodates approximately 100 guests per day. It is well stocked with animals to benefit disadvantaged children and teenagers of all ages and provides various activities and highly supervised courses to help them to develop social and Read More


The team of 11 employees from Aspen Greece made a significant difference in the lives of the 145 elderly residents at Athenian Old Age Home in Ambelokipi, Athens. These lonely, homeless folk were treated to a fabulous day where they received the best gift of all – the quality time of people who care. The Read More


The Aspen team in Belgium chose to renovate and clean the Brussels-based Maison d’Enfants Reine Marie-Henriette Children’s Home for Mandela Day. The regional Youth Court has placed some 120 babies and children aged up to 14 years at the home on a permanent basis primarily due to problems experienced within the family environment. Many older Read More


For it’s third year as valued participants in the Mandela Day campaign, Aspen Pharma Brazil selected the Santa Rita Orphanage in Rio de Janeiro as their beneficiary. The home cares for 89 female orphans and Aspen voluteers took advantage of the opportunity to assist the young ladies with some guidance in terms of personal hygiene, Read More


On July 16, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity Philippines, Aspen Philippines adopted a spirit of volunteerism for the revitalization of the Bagumbayan Community located in Bagumbayan Taguig Metro, Manila. This destitute community is home to about 70 families, approximately 300 beneficiaries in total. The Aspen team’s efforts kicked-off on July 16 by painting the Read More


Aspen’s employees in Australia once again chose organisations that provide meals to the homeless, disadvantaged and hungry as their Mandela Day beneficiaries. OzHarvest is the first perishable food rescue organisation in Australia collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it directly and free of charge to 600 charities. These donations provide much needed Read More