The Lyoness Child & Family Foundation Mourns Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Dec 06, 2013, 10:27 ET from Lyoness Holding Europe AG

GRAZ, Austria, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The Lyoness Child & Family Foundation expresses its sadness about the death of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. "We mourn a great statesman and an impressive personality", says Nina Passegger, Director Child & Family Foundation. Supported by the Nobel Peace Prize winner and his family the Foundation started a school project in summer 2012. It rebuilt the dilapidated original school building. The "Nelson Mandela No-Moscow Primary School" was opened in the middle of March this year. "With the newly constructed school we were able to make a long-desired dream of Nelson Mandela come true", Passegger further emphasizes. "He grew up in Qunu and had always wished for the children of his home village to receive good education."


About Lyoness Child & Family Foundation

According to the CSR- and sustainability efforts of the internationally active shopping community Lyoness, the Lyoness Child &Family Foundation was founded in 2008 as an independent charitable organisation, which supports national and international aid projects under the motto "Education. Opportunities. Future.". Each Lyoness Member contributes actively to the Foundation's social projects with a part of their purchases. These are mainly educational projects for disadvantaged children and teenagers. You can find further information at

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Nina Passegger
Lyoness Child & Family Foundation
Tel: +43-664-34-56-883

SOURCE Lyoness Holding Europe AG