Situated in Phase One, Orange Farm is Reatakala Day Care Centre. This ECD Center was started by Nomvula Elsie Maphiri in 2003. She explained that her love for children and desire to prevent unsupervised children from roaming in the streets is what pushed her to start the creche. Initially operating from

In celebration of the Thai New Year, Simply Asia held a Songkran campaign where meals were sold with a portion of sales donated to JAM South Africa. The campaign raised enough money to provide 44 114 meals to feed children in JAM supported early childhood development centres in South Africa. When asked why Simply Asia

Red Bowl Special Plants at Lifestyle Home Garden Every year Lifestyle Home Garden hosts a Garden Design Show which showcases garden designs created through the collaboration of Lifestyle College landscaping students and Lifestyle Home Garden. Garden and home enthusiasts then flock to the show to gain inspiration from these young, as well as experienced, minds.

JAM has been pioneering school makeovers across South Africa, creating opportunities for Early Development Centres to receive a complete transformation of their premises. Through improving the conditions of their environment this project also orchestrated joy into the lives of the communities. This joy overflows from the children, to the parents and directly into the hearts

St Stithians Boys College Interact Club in Sandton raised enough money to complete the unfinished renovations at Tshidza Vathu Day Care in Diepsloot. Rendani Muiaisi (owner) built a five room structure consisting of two flushing adult toilets, a small kitchen, and two classrooms, but due to financial constraints was not able to complete the structure.

“Sometimes, when we can’t borrow a wheelbarrow, we carry the water containers on our heads,” says Ma Masingita Maluleka. The water containers she’s referring to are 20 liter (roughly 5 gallons) containers full of water, needed to supply the day care center she runs, with fresh water. Ma Maluleka isn’t in a unique position –

Humanitarian development and relief organisation, Jam SA is dedicated to underprivileged communities and has been feeding more than 84 000 school children every school day for over a decade. The organisation operates within nine provinces and successfully supports early childhood development centres. Recently, the organisation held a donor appreciation event at Blue Label Telecoms to

Rene conquered her fear of heights

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Discovery Invest staff members took part in the adventurous Toyota Warrior Race that took place at Legends MX in Pretoria from 11-12 February 2017. The R400 entry fee was matched by sponsors sourced by Team Leader Quintus Becker who worked tirelessly to ensure all was smooth sailing. While the majority of the staff members effortlessly

Marvellous Melonie moves mountains

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On 10 September 2016, 51-year-old Red Strider Melonie Phillips attempted to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro in an effort to raise funds and awareness for JAM. Melonie, Financial Manager at The Best Funeral Society, explained how raising funds for JAM has made her realise the joy and peace that comes with giving: “Because I lived in fear,

At the age of just seven, Jay Kerekes is already changing the lives of 47 underprivileged children. She did this by making angel charms with the help of her grandmother, Lynn Harris, using wire and beads and selling them in her father’s shop Roger’s Jewellery Studio, in Plettenberg Bay. Every day when her father came

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