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Red Strider Melonie Heads for the Top

August 2016 - Joint Aid Management - JAM South Africa

Red Strider Melonie Heads for the Top

Red Strider, Melonie Phillips is an inspiration. In January last year she decided to get up from her couch and start walking. She started with a walk around the block, then twice around the block and she now walks 10kms twice a week. She has done the Camino de Santiago walk in Europe and lost

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New Red Riders Raise a Whopping Amount for JAM SA

JAM SA welcomed Craig Wittstock and Derek Schulze to the Red Riders in April… And, only a few months later, the duo has raised R52 500 for JAM South Africa. Craig and Derek took part in the Sani2C cycle race which takes riders from mountainous Underberg to coastal Scottburgh (263km) over three days. While they

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Making Every Day a Mandela Day

JAM SA celebrated Mandela Day with a number of makeovers and parties held across the country and included clowns, superheroes and local celebrities. In Johannesburg, the day kicked off at the KFC Head Offices in Bryanston where JAM staff members were on hand from early in the morning to help set up food-packing stalls. This

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Jessica and Michelle with one of their creations Michelle Hallet and Jessica Geissler are the dynamic duo who often helps out at our makeovers by designing and painting beautiful murals at our ECD centres. Michelle and Jessica’s company, Michessie, offers interior design solutions to corporate, institutions and private individuals. And we are extremely lucky to

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What’s in a Makeover? Part 2

Eben and family at a makeover handover party! The prefabricated buildings used for units of classrooms, toilets and kitchens are provided by Streamline Rigging and Sheeting. Eben Terblanche, who now handles all the makeovers, explains that the materials used are ideal because they are cool in summer and warm in winter. The structures are composed

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What’s In A Makeover? Part 1

Yebo yay! Extreme school makeover season is upon us again! We love watching how, in four days, a miraculous transformation takes place at an Early Childhood Development centre that was once a shack on a dusty square – like Dinoko in Zandspruit that was transformed last week. From the dustbowl arises a sturdy, brightly painted

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