CNH Industrial employees in South Africa honoured the memory of Nelson Mandela on Thursday 18th July, by giving back to the local community. Some 101 years after his birth, employees from New Holland Agriculture and IVECO brands spent the day with students at Ingqayizivele Secondary School in Tembisa, an underprivileged township in Johannesburg. The employees gave inspirational talks to the students about future job opportunities in the logistics, agriculture and transport sectors.
Nelson Mandela said, “Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” We couldn’t agree more. Quality education helps break the cycle of poverty. It promotes equality and empowerment, enables economic growth and prosperity, and helps create a more peaceful, sustainable society. The UN Sustainable Development Goals list inclusive, quality education and lifelong learning as one of the key drivers in helping achieve many of the 17 Global Goals. Powerful indeed.
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