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New Nkululeko!

November 2013 - Joint Aid Management - JAM South Africa

New Nkululeko!

Welcome to the beautiful new Nkululeko! On one side of the street, you will see the old Nkululeko Pre and Nursery School. It looks like the centre must have been inside someone’s house and that there was very little space for the children to play outside. But across the road, is a whole different story.

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Changing lives

Changing lives one meal at a time – by Steve Fleming When people visit any one of JAM’s African programs, it usually proves to be a life-changing and inspiring experience. Pastor Steve Fleming, JAM Canada Board Member, shares his most recent experiences. In 2011, together with my wife, Beth, we visited a number of nursery school

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A lesson from Diepsloot

Thandi* is 20 years old, unemployed and a single mother of two. She does not have an ID book so cannot apply for a child grant. She has to sell her body to make money and goes from one boyfriend to another to ensure that she and her children have a place to stay. Thandi’s

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What a makeover really means

What a makeover really means – Mama Annie 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

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Red Riders ready

JAM SA’s Red Riders ready for 94.7! This Sunday, our team of 28 Red Riders will be setting off on the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge through the streets of Johannesburg! Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Liqui Moly, the team will be waving the JAM SA flag proudly in their black, red and white cycling

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Ayanda’s story

Ayanda Sfundo Dlamini lives with his mum, Prudence Dlamini in the Madoni squatter community on the outskirts of Osindisweni near Verulam in KwaZulu-Natal. The Dlaminis’ small shack is constructed out of mud and pieces of used timber and built on uneven ground. This one-roomed home is used for everything – cooking, eating and sleeping. The

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Day of the African Writer

In honour of today, International Day for the African Writer, we’d like to showcase the creative writing and poetry of one of our beneficiaries, Paulina Mabekebeke, owner of Non’s Day Care  in Evaton West, Gauteng.   JAM – Justified to Acknowledge Millions   You are ‘just’ a drop of water but you water the whole

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Brighter future for Orange Farm

Brighter future for Orange Farm’s children 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

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