The Fund was established by Nelson R. Mandela in 1995 to address challenges faced by children and youth in South Africa. He donated a third of his salary to the establishment of the Fund for the five years of his presidency. As we celebrate the festive season, 'the month of giving,' we urge you to donate to the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund to assist us in achieving our goals. Your donation will help us celebrate Africa's children, 'our hope and inspiration' Help us ensure that the legacy of Nelson Mandela lives on by making a donation to the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. We thank you for your donation which will assist Nelson Mandela Children's Fund to strengthen families and communities and protect children.