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Wednesday, April 9, 2014


Deadline: May 31, 2014.

Little Bo Babies is an online retailer of baby products and art-to-life plush toys that was started by Hout Bay entrepreneurs, Gayathrie and Sascha Schatz. They recently announced their Remembrance Doll Facebook Competition to honour Nelson Mandela. Five lucky winners could have their drawing of Madiba turned into a plush toy.

Little Bo Babies’ innovation of turning kids’ drawing into plush toys was a perfect platform for connecting with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Trust. Gaya strongly believes in supporting her local community by employing previously disadvantaged women and giving them the skills they need to provide for their families.

“We want to inspire the children of South Africa to keep remembering the values Madiba stood for,” says Schatz. “We hope that the process of putting crayon to paper will encourage children to think about everything Mr Mandela did for our country.”

Little Bo Babies have pledged 20% of all profits to the Nelson Mandela Children’s Trust.

To enter the competition submit your drawing of Nelson Mandela by posting it on the Little Bo Babies Facebook page (

The five drawings with the most “Likes” will be notified and their drawings will be made into a unique Little Bo Baby plush toy. Each of the five winners will receive their plush toy for free AND their plush toy will be made available for the general public to buy on

For more information contact Gaya on 071 493 1825 or email or visit