Media Archive

Honeydew-based Joint Aid Management (JAM) South Africa, along with its Swiss counterpart gave the Leshoko day care centre in Thembelihle informal settlement a magical makeover. Read the full article written by Joni Tollner and published by Roodepoort Northsider community newspaper on 13 December 2013  

Self-sustainability a real solution

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 by

To celebrate World Food Day, Joint Aid Management South Africa (JAM SA) joined forces with the KFC Add Hope campaign to deliver food parcels to the physically impaired persons living in the Swanville settlement in Kagiso, west of Johannesburg, on 15 October. Read the full article written by Joni Tollner and published by Roodepoort Northsider community newspaper on 25 October 2013  

Water and sanitation are luxuries in many African countries, with an unacceptable amount of people dying of water-related diseases annually. With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MGDs), 2015, fast approaching many countries in Africa are asking themselves some tough questions about reaching their targets outlined as part of the MDGs such as water

Africa is brimming with potential to become the world’s next economic powerhouse. However, it is still plagued by high levels of poverty, disease, and limited life expectancy rates. The continent’s abundant natural resources are under utilised, resulting in little or declining development. JAM has identified the need and opportunity to develop sustainable agricultural structures and

For decades, organisations around the world, including JAM, have been working tirelessly to alleviate poverty in Africa. JAM has created its own movement for change, which is committed to making Africa a prosperous continent. However, there are still far too many destitute people in Africa and others who are dying of hunger and diseases exacerbated

An a-maize-ing morning

Monday, 30 September 2013 by

Lead SA Hero of the year, 13-year-old Jordan van der Walt, brought a smile to many a face on 18 September when he and Joint Aid Management South Africa (JAM SA), based in Honeydew, delivered multiple bags of maize to underprivileged families in the north of Johannesburg. Read the full article written by Joni Tollner and published by Roodepoort Northsider community

Food security in SA declining

Tuesday, 06 August 2013 by

More than half of South Africans do not have regular access to enough food, according to a study released by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in August. JAM SA believes that every South African can have access to enough food if they are equipped with the knowledge and tools to establish food gardens in

Get It recently interviewed JAM Co-Founder Ann Pretorius for the Joburg West edition of the community magazine. Ann shares the story of JAM and the vision for the future. Read the full interview here – Jam(ing) with Ann