Written By: Sarah Sebetola Now that the centre is protected, the staff arrived in their numbers to prepare a spacious area for a vegetable garden to be planted. JAM agricultural supervisor was there to help them to plant the seedlings. The food garden now boasts spinach, cabbage, beetroot, onion and carrots. The supervisor will check

Written By: Sarah Sebetola The Christian Revival Church (CRC) Kimberley and JAM SA formed a partnership in January 2016, after the church showed an interest in supporting nutritional feeding programmes at JAM Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centres. After CRC had identified seven ECD centres, they invited JAM to conduct nutritional assessments and to train the

Written By: Sarah Sebetola While many cyclists at this years 947 Cycle challenge raced for fun, medals and fitness, the JAM Red Riders were on a different mission. A total of 44 riders donned their Red Jerseys to Ride for a Purpose to raise to be donated to JAM. The scorching summer heat did little to

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Blind Boy Steps Out in TOMS Shoes

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In July 2016, JAM SA donated TOMS shoes to children at Zama Zama School of Hope in Pretoria. Many children here are being raised by single, unemployed parents, who live in shacks in informal settlements, with no electricity and running water. Zama Zama has become these children’s little haven. Every school day, they are fed

Written by: Sarah Sebetola  For the first time, the JAMily team endured the scorching summer sun to paint and draw colourful animations at Lerato Day Care in Diepsloot. The three day painting project that started on the 24th of October, was completed by JAM staff with the help of a community volunteer and Day Care

Written by: Sarah Sebetola Professionally a Social Worker, Alexis Klatt spent three months in South Africa volunteering in the JAM SA programmes, understanding how they work and offering help whether big or small. For Alexis helping others in any way is a blessing. To get accustomed to JAM SA operations, she visited a lot of

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World Food Day is a day dedicated to action against hunger and is recognised globally, every year on the 16th of October. This year we celebrated just a day after the official date on Monday 17 October, by teaching young children from JAM SA supported Impumelelo Educare Centre how to grow their own vegetables. The

Kido’s Educare Centre

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 by

Kido’s Educare Centre makeover is yet another success story fuelled by love, passion and a desire to continue adding hope. Previously operating in a leaking, dusty and battered shack, Julia Maseko started Kido’s in Protea South in Soweto as a result of her love for children – especially those who were playing in unsafe areas