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The Nelson Mandela Foundation Is Launching an NFT Collection

In celebration of Mandela Day, the Nelson Mandela Foundation is launching a NFT collection. Here’s what you need to know.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation is working together with Glorious Digital, a creative NFT studio and curated marketplace working with the u201cworldu2019s finest talentu201d, to launch a 10-year NFT project. The project is going to honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, and focus on the impact that he has had and has left on the world. There is no official release date or price yet, but this will be a long-term project and the funds will be used to grow the Nelson Mandela Foundation.u00a0


Who Is Nelson Mandela?u00a0

Nelson Mandela is the former and first black president of South Africa. He is a democratic icon and has been awarded a Nobel Peace Prize Winner for his actions and achievements. Mandela lived a difficult life where he suffered from brutal racism. Between 1962 and 1990, he spent 27 years in prison for attempting to end the Apartheid.u00a0


The Nelson Mandela NFT Collection

Because of the partnership, Glorious Digital will be granted access to personal documents, photographs, and more. What exactly it plans to do with them is unclear at present. However, Tim Harper, Chief Executive of Glorious Digital said, u201cto be entrusted with Mandelau2019s archive, legacy, and message of togetherness, optimism, leadership, equality, freedom, and hope, amongst others, is an honor and a privilege.u201d


Nelson Mandela sadly passed away in 2013. Even though he is not here anymore, his message and influence still live on both in South Africa and across the globe. These NFTs will explore the full life and history of Mandela and the impact that he had on society.u00a0

The use cases of NFTs are growing quickly. We are rapidly evolving and diverting away from the typical profile picture project, and people are constantly finding new and innovative ways to use the technology. This is very bullish for mass adoption and now itu2019s only a matter of time.



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