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

Written by: Sarah Sebetola  For the first time, the JAMily team endured the scorching summer sun to paint and draw colourful animations at Lerato Day Care in Diepsloot. The three day painting project that started on the 24th of October, was completed by JAM staff with the help of a community volunteer and Day Care

Written by: Sarah Sebetola Professionally a Social Worker, Alexis Klatt spent three months in South Africa volunteering in the JAM SA programmes, understanding how they work and offering help whether big or small. For Alexis helping others in any way is a blessing. To get accustomed to JAM SA operations, she visited a lot of

Be Amazing This Christmas

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