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Annual Charity Ball 2015

Friday, 21 August 2015 by

Annual JAM Charity Ball 2015   JAM’s Charity Ball held at Avianto in Muldersdrift was a glittering event focused on the goal to raise R1 Million to expand our feeding of children in care centres in informal settlements. Hosted by Basetsana Kumalo, businesswoman and JAM South Africa Board Member, this evening was enjoyed by more

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%

“Who can see into the future?” was a befitting rhetorical question which JAM SA’s MD David Brown posed to the community of Vlakfontein that attended the Good Hope Early Learning centre hand-over ceremony. Memorialised on top of one of the prefabricated classrooms, a warm image of the late Tracy June Cox looks benevolently down onto

“More than 11 million orphans and vulnerable children benefit from social grants to ensure that poverty in their homes does not disadvantage them and destroy their future,” said President Jacob Zuma at  the Union Buildings in Pretoria as South Africa’s 20 years of freedom was celebrated on 27 April 2014. If we all work together –

Centre launched to tackle ECD

Thursday, 24 April 2014 by

Current global trends indicate that by 2015 one in four children under the age five will suffer from stunted growth, a clear sign of malnutrition which affects children’s physical and cognitive development and capacity to learn. JAM SA’s Nutritional Feeding programme seeks to provide a highly nutritious porridge to thousands of pre-school children each day,

Guiliana Bland, director of the Jim Joel Fund, said children up to the age of five “are the loudest in terms of noise, but silent in terms of having a political voice”. As South Africa’s national elections loom closer (7 May 2014), political parties jostle for priority in voters’ minds. However, children’s rights to education and

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says more than one million children are accessing Early Childhood Development (ECD) services throughout the country. Addressing a post State of the Nation (SONA) Social Protection and Community Development Cluster briefing in April, Minister Dlamini said the number of registered ECD facilities had grown from 16 250 in 2009/10 to 21

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Every day, more than a million children across Africa wake up to a nutritious breakfast. This would not be possible if it were not for the international humanitarian group, Joint Aid Management (JAM) and its Red Bowl campaign. Read the full article written by Joni Tollner and published by Roodepoort Northsider community newspaper on 10 January 2014

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  

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