"Nelson Mandela is the greatest Gandhian of the 21st Century. He has shown us the importance and value of forgiveness" - Arun Gandhi
The "Legacy of Hope" Foundation, sanctioned by Nelson Mandela was formed on August 16, 2012, is the union of three registered 501(c)(3) medical foundations that provide life-changing surgeries, healthcare, and medical training programs. The partnering of The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Trust, Operation of Hope Worldwide, and FM World Charities was expressly formed to aid in the creation and awareness of The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital.
The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa, groundbreaking is slated, 2015. The chosen site is at the Wits College of Education campus in Parktown adjacent to the Wits Medical School and Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.