Orange Farm

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

The true impact of a child care makeover is only really felt after the balloons have popped, the sweets have been eaten and the children settle into routine at their new school. The principal and a parent at Sakhile Day Care wrote to JAM SA to explain the real difference that the JAM Switzerland team

Mama Ann started Sakhile Day Care Centre in her garage with six children. Today, more than 30 children will be skipping to school, looking forward to spending the day in a bright and happy classroom with lots of books, puzzles and toys to keep them busy – all thanks to the JAM Switzerland makeover! Sakhile

Itsoseng (meaning ‘wake up’) has undergone an amazing transformation thanks to the time and effort invested by the JAM Switzerland makeover team. “Thank you to JAM for what you are doing for us,” comments one mom on behalf of the parents. “This is an amazing opportunity for our kids – they are going to have

“We love you JAM, we love you! Thank you for the food! Thank you for the shoes!”   The children of Buzy Bee Childhood Development recite this excitedly as they stand in front of their brand new child care centre! The bright colours, happy murals, tables loaded with goodies and scooters raring to go around

Ntsoaki Mgaga’s passion for art, along with her recognition of the critical food security situation in Orange Farm made her the perfect candidate for the permaculture project that JAM SA installed in the community in 2009. Permaculture design emphasises patterns of landscape, species assembly, and maximisation of allocated space and resources. The enthusiasm Ntsoaki demonstrates

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