In commemoration of International Nelson Mandela Day 2021, the Embassy received private donations from charitable Portuguese citizens and South Africans in Portugal for the Banco Alimentar food bank. The donations were handed over personally by Ambassador Gaoretelelwe, on 15 September 2021, to the President of the Banco Alimentar, Ms Isabel Jonet. The Ambassador wishes to thank everyone who donated and to congratulate Ms Jonet and her institution on the wonderful work done to help feed those in need.