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“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

Annual Charity Ball 2015

Friday, 21 August 2015 by

Annual JAM Charity Ball 2015   JAM’s Charity Ball held at Avianto in Muldersdrift was a glittering event focused on the goal to raise R1 Million to expand our feeding of children in care centres in informal settlements. Hosted by Basetsana Kumalo, businesswoman and JAM South Africa Board Member, this evening was enjoyed by more

Each month we’ll be featuring one of our mamas who run the ECD centres in which we feed children. They are unsung heroes working tirelessly, for very little in return, to give the children in their communities a better start in life. They look after them so their parents can go and work or just

Our theme for this year’s World Food Day was, “Imparting growth to the next generation”, on the morning of 16 October 2014, agricultural groups from various locations in Orange Farm made their way to Ebenezer Day Care Centre where we were to have our celebrations. Whilst the community and household farmers filled up the tent,

On Thursday, 21 August, will commemorate 30 years of service on the African continent at a gala event in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1984, JAM’s Group CEO, Peter Pretorius, founded JAM after he witnessed countless deaths from starvation while he was stranded at a relief camp in Pambarra, Mozambique. After returning to South Africa Peter,

Deliwe Segodi, owner of Leshoko Day Care received a makeover from JAM-Switzerland and a backyard garden was established. From that humble garden a huge yield of tomatoes was harvested and the extra’s were sold and added to the centre’s Development Fund. Through Deliwe’s industrious nature and her nurturing the participation of the parents, fundraising events

Joint Aid Management (JAM) celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. With each year we grow; feeding just over 44 000 children in South Africa, helping more farmers develop sustainable skills and so too does the skills base of our field monitors. On the 6th of June a group of young ladies and gents met at

This is Nkosinathi. He started school at Thandokuhle Day Care in Orange Farm in February this year. He arrived without shoes, a jersey, school bag, book or even a pencil. He may not have the tools to learn, but through the kindness of one of the teachers at the centre, he now at least has

“We are people by people. This is an example of ubuntu. They don’t say it by words but by their actions,” says Amos Solomon Moyo, a community leader as he surveys the scene at Zamokuhle Day Care Centre in Diepsloot. Boys from St Stithians Boys’ College, a private school based in Bryanston, are playing with the

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