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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.

Green Orchards crèche in Orange Farm township, which is about 45km from Johannesburg, South Africa, would be exceptional even if Guguletu Baloi, the principal, didn’t put in extra effort. It would be remarkable even if she didn’t go to the lengths she has done to make it a model place of learning for babies and

Seven year old Jay Kerekes from Plettenberg Bay made angel charms which were sold in her father’s shop which raised enough money for JAM South Africa to feed 47 children for a month. Her grandmother, Lynne Harris helped her make the charms using beads and a sharp wire stick and in one day sold more

World Social Day, which was celebrated on 20 February, is a day dedicated to tackling issues of poverty, exclusion, unemployment and the promotion of sustainable solutions to alleviate these burdens. Societies can do this through establishing solidarity between communities, corporates and NGOs by crafting ways that promote the dignity of vulnerable children and individuals who

Written By: Sarah Sebetola Now that the centre is protected, the staff arrived in their numbers to prepare a spacious area for a vegetable garden to be planted. JAM agricultural supervisor was there to help them to plant the seedlings. The food garden now boasts spinach, cabbage, beetroot, onion and carrots. The supervisor will check

Written By: Sarah Sebetola The Christian Revival Church (CRC) Kimberley and JAM SA formed a partnership in January 2016, after the church showed an interest in supporting nutritional feeding programmes at JAM Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres. After CRC had identified seven ECD centres, they invited JAM to conduct nutritional assessments and to train the

Written By: Sarah Sebetola While many cyclists at this years 947 Cycle challenge raced for fun, medals and fitness, the JAM Red Riders were on a different mission. A total of 44 riders donned their Red Jerseys to Ride for a Purpose to raise to be donated to JAM. The scorching summer heat did little to

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