Habitat for Humanity and the Nelson Mandela Foundation joins hands again this July to “Build for Madiba” commemorating the great statesman’s life and legacy.

“Do what you can, with what you have, wherever you are.” – Nelson Mandela Foundation

Habitat for Humanity SA celebrates Madiba’s life by building homes for vulnerable families across 3 provinces in South Africa. We invite our fellow South Africans to commemorate the legacy and life of our beloved Tat’u Mandela by being part of our Build for Madiba 2022 Campaign which will be held during the month of July, building homes for deserving families in desperate need of decent and dignified shelter.

The Build for Madiba 2022 Campaign calls on all South Africans to unite in constructing decent and dignified homes for those in need of a decent place to live. Habitat For Humanity SA’s mission is to bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

The house building activities will be spread across the following provinces:
1. Gauteng (Johannesburg)
2. KwaZulu Natal (eThekwini)
3. Western Cape (Cape Town)

Habitat for Humanity’s Build for Madiba 2022 Campaign calls all South African active citizens to be it private individuals, corporate / institutions, or shared interest groups to “Connect. Contribute. Commemorate” Madiba’s legacy by ensuring vulnerable families have a decent place to live, in three easy steps: connect. contribute. commemorate








Connect through hearts, hands, and voices establishing real bonds with fellow South African citizens by evoking the spirit of Ubuntu, and affirming humanity towards others.

  • Connect with us on our social media platforms. Like, follow, and share our content, and your own positive stories and experiences from previous build events/ and or stories about social cohesion/connectedness and the impact of housing security. Follow and tag Habitat for Humanity SA on Facebook @habitatforhumanitysa, Twitter, and Instagram; @HFHSouthAfrica
  • Connect with work colleagues, friends, and family and call on them to talk about, give time and contribute financially to the Build for Madiba 2022 Campaign using:


Give and sign up to volunteer for our Build for Madiba 2022 Campaign via our secure website by clicking and selecting your type of sponsorship. Every hand and rand makes a difference.

Celebrate the life of Madiba through inspiring action by volunteering across our different build sites in South Africa.

  • Join us on-site, get your hands dirty and be part of the transformational change you want to see in South Africa. Let us break the cycle of poverty one dignified house at a time, creating thriving resilient communities. Be part of a powerful movement of active South African citizens that will aim to build homes across three (3) Provinces in South Africa namely Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal and Western Cape.
  • Celebrate Madiba’s legacy by capturing and sharing content that salutes ordinary South Africans joining hands to build homes that will restore strength, stability,  and self-reliance for those in need of dignified homes.

Help us raise awareness and continued support for our Build for Madiba 2022 Campaign by donating and encouraging support through social media postings of our campaign’s call to action @ BuildForMadiba