August 5, 2013
Monday
Aug 05
2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: President and Chelsea Clinton Travel to South Africa to Visit Clinton Foundation Projects

**FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY **
To cover any of these stops, RSVP to
press@clintonfoundation.org

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
3:45 PM SAST
President and Chelsea Clinton visit the Ubuntu Center, a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment site
Ubuntu Center                                                                        
5 QeQe Street Zwide 6201
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
OPEN PRESS

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
2:30 PM SAST
President and Chelsea Clinton visit a Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) site
Roamotse Clinic
Hammanskraal, South Africa
OPEN PRESS

6:30 PM SAST
Clinton Foundation and Mandela Foundation host a conversation
Pretoria Showgrounds
Lekgotla – Hall L, 205 Soutter St.
Pretoria West, South Africa
OPEN PRESS

Thursday, August 8, 2013
10:15 AM SAST
President and Chelsea Clinton visit Coca-Cola’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment site
Park Station, Rissik Street
Johannesburg, South Africa
OPEN PRESS

12:15 PM SAST
President and Chelsea Clinton visit a City Year Service Project
Corner Fuel Road and Hay Avenue
Coronationville
GPS Coordinates: S26.187242, E27.980234
South Africa
OPEN PRESS

 

Visit will highlight Foundation work in economic growth and empowerment, equality of opportunity, and health access in 5 countries

(New York, NY)—On July 31- August 8, President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will travel to Africa to visit Clinton Foundation projects in Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Rwanda, and South Africa.  This trip, and the projects visited, will highlight many of the issues that President and Chelsea Clinton have long worked on—economic growth and empowerment, equality of opportunity, and health access. 

Fifteen years ago, in 1998, President Clinton first traveled to Africa as President. This was the longest and most extensive trip to the continent made by a sitting American president, and was the first time a sitting president traveled to each of his six destinations.  President Clinton’s trip followed a seminal visit that Chelsea and then-First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton made the year before.   Since their initial trips, President and Chelsea Clinton have continued to build upon their longstanding commitment to Africa through the work of the Clinton Foundation, providing investment, opportunity, and health access to underserved communities.  In July 2012, both President and Chelsea Clinton traveled to Africa to visit Clinton Foundation sites in South Africa, Mozambique, Rwanda, and Uganda, and in October 2012, Chelsea visited Nigeria for the launch of the Nigerian government’s Save One Million Lives Initiative to reduce child mortality. 

For more information about the events and media accreditation please email press@clintonfoundation.org.  For updates on the trip, visit the Clinton Foundation’s Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Instagram pages: Facebook.com/ClintonFoundation, @ClintonFdn, Flickr, Instagram.com/ClintonFoundation.