PMIEF and Nelson Mandela's Children Fund: Leveraging Our Strengths to Support Our Youth

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The Children’s Fund will last far beyond any particular individual who is associated with it now.

Nelson Mandela, President of South Africa, 1994 – 1999

30 January 2019

Johannesburg, South Africa

PMIEF Helps Sustain Nelson Mandela’s Legacy Through Project Management

A 2018 grant to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (NMCF) enables staff to acquire and to apply project management knowledge to enhance the organization’s efficiency and to further ensure its impact and legacy.

Founded in 1995 by South African President Nelson Mandela, NMCF addresses the challenges young people from birth to age 22 face because of poverty and inequality. Working in concert with multiple partners, the organization promotes the rights of youth through advocacy and social awareness efforts. The “PMIEF – NMCF Capacity Building Through Project Management” initiative strengthens NMCF’s capabilities to protect and to nurture South Africa’s future leaders, including through the establishment of a project management office.

NMCF's advocacy and awareness efforts better ensure youth acquire the physical, emotional, and educational support necessary to realize their dreams.

Read more about this grant in “PMI Educational Foundation Awards US$1.4 Million in 2018 Grants.


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