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Meet Reddi

Introducing REDDI, our signature ‘Red bowl’ animated and full of life! His mission is to go out into the world and generate awareness about the millions of starving children in South-Africa. Reddi will enhance the feeding work JAM does by gaining support for our cause, helping us reach more hungry and malnourished children in disadvantaged

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Chalkboards with love

At the handing over of 19 personalised mini chalkboards, Olivia Felton shared, “I feel very happy that I could help and I hope this has inspired more people to have JAM themed parties, because it is touching to see your work helping others”. This moment was a result of thoughtful work and was driven by

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My Time at JAM SA – By Fiona Frost

My name is Fiona, I’m 19 years old and I’m from Germany. I have been volunteering at JAM South Africa (JAM SA) for four months now. I recently finished school in Germany, and I wanted to do some social work before I start studying. After I informed myself about different organizations I decided to approach

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Mannies and peddies for our heroines!

British actress and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn once said, “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.” Pamper Me Parties, a mobile pamper party run by Alice West, decided

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Yes – STUNTING CAN BE REVERSED – BY MARTYN FOOT

In a recent article in the Guardian[1], a study has proven that stunting can be reversed. An organisation, Young Lives, has been studying 12,000 children who were undernourished in their early years since 2002 in Peru, Vietnam, Ethiopia and India, measuring all aspects of their physical, cognitive and social development. Their results show that 50%

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Planting Seeds of change in Orange Farm on World Food Day

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,

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The right to food and growth

Yesterday Oxfam released a report titled, “Hidden Hunger in South Africa: The Faces of Hunger and Malnutrition in a Food Secure Nation.” During this World Hunger Action Month, it is important to realise that much is still needed to address hunger in South Africa.  The report states that, “15 million South Africans are on the

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Women of South Africa we salute you

In 1998, Selina Zondo, established Young Teddy’s Day Care Centre in Orange Farm, Gauteng Province. Although, many of the children came from poor, and sometimes broken homes, and the school’s facilities were basic and not conducive to learning, the children thrived. Under Selina’s and her innovative teachers loving care the ECD Centre became a much-needed

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