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28 May was not a normal day for many JAM staff members this year. A number of us chose to go hungry to feel – just for one day – to experience what millions of children go through every single day across the world. “The impact of today was more emotional than physical. I was

An incredibowl evening!

Monday, 20 May 2013 by

Team Red Bowl South Africa hosted a very successful Bowling for Bowls event in Johannesburg in May, with over 100 people having a ball as they bowled for Red Bowls! 122 bowlers took to Let’s Go Bowling at Northcliff Corner Shopping Centre in Johannesburg to raise money for JAM South Africa’s nutritional feeding programme. As a

Molepa Crèche in Diepsloot, Johannesburg is the latest child care centre to receive a Valenti Library of educational posters and books from the Valenti Foundation in the US. Every centre that undergoes a JAM SA Makeover receives a pack of educational materials donated by the Valenti Foundation. These posters and books not only brighten the

Fire guts hut

Friday, 19 April 2013 by

Badisa Day Care in Lion Park, Johannesburg has been destroyed after a fire broke out in the shack building two weeks ago.  Tragically, owner, Julia Mabatho Molefe’s three-month-old grandchild perished in the fire. Babdsa Day Care is one of the child care centres in JAM SA’s Nutritional Feeding programme. For a number of years, JAM

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Thanks to the generous funds from JAM Norway and time donated by a group of volunteers, Ma Lizzy Day and After Care Centre has been transformed into a bright and happy centre of love and learning. Maxi Makeover A group of 13 volunteers from Norway arrived in South Africa to participate in the Maxi Makeover

Celebrating the importance of World Water Day on 22 March, JAM stands firm in its goal to help curb preventable fatalities caused by water-borne diseases in Africa. According to the World Bank, an estimated 1.5 million people died globally in 2012 of such diseases. Within JAM’s development programs, strong emphasis is placed on providing water

Water is an instrument of peace. This precious and life-giving resource has the unique power to divide – or unite – nations and communities. As JAM commemorates World Water Day (WWD) today (22 March 2013) it is unsettling to hear of predictions that the next world war is likely to be fought over this all-important