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JULY – Moral Regeneration Month
By: Team Rooting Hope
Jul 1, 2016

MRM Month

MRM month is celebrated across the country. All Provinces have activities taking place in that month. The main focus of the national opening of MRM Month 2015 will be “Ethical Leadership and My Ideal SA”; provinces and districts will promote and define/ describe the “Ethical Leadership and My Ideal SA” programmes and projects.

SA has experienced much xenophobic violence in the first part of 2015. MRM national will in partnership with UNHRC “United Nation of Human Rights Commission” assist provinces with community re-integration.

The leadership must be civil society, political, business, labour, religious and traditional leadership: etc.

The main focus of the National function of the MRM Month 2015 will be “South Africa-focus around my Ideal SA” provinces and districts will also be required and encouraged to promote “South Africa-focus around my Ideal SA” closing programmes and projects.

The message will be on the values and ethics that South Africa must aspire for.

Provinces will be asked to hold discussions and events on “My ideal SA”. [My Ideal South Africa – Leadership Values; My Ideal South Africa – Youth; My Ideal South Africa – Women and Children; My Ideal South Africa- Business and Industry, My Ideal South Africa- Communities etc.]

“MY IDEAL SA”
#itstartswithme

“Promoting honesty, integrity and loyalty”

Honesty, integrity and loyalty are key values in the promotion and encouragement of mutual trust, sound relations (in families, communities, institutions of government, in business and also with those beyond borders) and co-existence.

Moral communities are cornerstone of moral society. They are important for the sustenance and consolidation of democracy, peace and prosperity. They contribute positively to enhancing families, promoting economic and social development and in service delivery at all levels of society.


1 – 31 July

July marks the commemoration of Moral Regeneration Month, an initiative of the Moral Regeneration Movement (MRM), which is aimed at encouraging people to recommit to efforts of building communities grounded on positive values and rededicate to building a caring society in pursuit of creating lasting peace and prosperity in the country.

The commemoration takes place specifically in July to:

  • Coincide with the celebration of Mandela Day on 18 July and the birthday month of former President Nelson Mandela, an icon who is considered to be the main leader of the formation of the Moral Regeneration Movement, and to
  • Mark the adoption of the Charter for Positive Values on 28 July 2008.

Find out more by going to httphttp://mrm.org.za/