Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Mandela's love for children

Mandela with children-photo by Alexander Joe of Getty Images 

Tata Nelson Mandela celebrated his birthday as he was turning 93. He is a great man. A son of Africa, as the world celebrates his life I remember his world about how precious our children are, as Nelson Mandela so often reminds us is: To make the world familiar with the smiles of children rather than their tears. The possibility of such world, can only be a reality if we all work for it. 
Mandela in his 90s has is still much involved in helping the children of the world through his  Nelson mandela children's fund, through this organization he has been able to start up projects like the mandela football tournament that united children across the world through the beloved game of football, among other projects, this is a challenge to our leaders in Tanzania and Africa who after retiring from politics do not actively engage in helping our impoverished society Tanzania still needs you so does the world, Tata Mandiba I have never met you in person like many people but the children of Africa THANKS YOU
 , so does the world.

Build your child a future with dreams and hopes he/she can hold on to. Most of all protect your child as a parent make it your mission in life to raise responsible, healthy citizens of the world.
here are some quotes from great leaders on children.

Nelson Mandela.
"Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
Nelson Mandela.
"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children."
Princess Diana, Princess of Wales
"Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children."

Mama Salma Kikwete
Mtoto wa mwenzio ni wa kwako 
Wess Stafford, President, Compassion International
"Every child you encounter is a divine appointment."
David Vitter, U.S. senator
"I continue to believe that if children are given the necessary tools to succeed, they will succeed beyond their wildest dreams!"
Mother Teresa.
"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread."
John W. Whitehead, founder, Rutherford Institute
"Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see."
Doc Childre, founder of the nonprofit institute HeartMath, a research and education organization
"An aware parent loves all children he or she interacts with - for you are a caretaker for those moments in time."

Mohandes Ghandi, political and spiritual leader in India
"If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children."

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