This Christmas, help feed a hungry child. It is the festive season, and we invite you to experience a day in the life of a South African child. It can be a stark and harsh reality, but it is also beautiful. Our children in informal settlements are faced with hardship, but they are happy and
Mandela Day is one of the busiest and most exciting days of the year in the JAM calendar and this year was no exception. JAM South Africa, along with many generous donors and partners alike, spent the day completing various activities heeding the call of a global movement for good. JAM teams worked tirelessly behind
Peter Pretorius was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He recounts his childhood - a "riches to rags" story set in South Africa's apartheid era. The injustices he witnessed would greatly influence him later in life when his father's brush with death set Peter on a transformational path to salvation. This book recounts what it was
A life well lived, Peter’s legacy lives on. On the 9th of August 2018, the world lost a legend, the poverty stricken in Africa lost one of their greatest champions, we lost our leader, Ann lost her partner and husband, the Pretorius family lost their father and Oupa and heaven welcomed a true hero. Our
Ubuntu Awards South Africa 2018 Our founders, Peter and Ann Pretorius, are proud recipients on behalf of the JAM team, of the 4th annual Ubuntu 2018 award in the Social Responsibility category. South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa paid tribute to the award winners saying, " Those who received this award should know that this is
Become a Red Rider and ride for full tummies JAM believes that without education there can be no development, and hungry children can't learn. We are currently feeding 120 000 children in South Africa. We approach development through Nutrition; Early Childhood Development (ECD) center makeovers; ECD Practitioner and Agricultural Training; and Community Involvement. JAM South
Reatakala Day Care Centre expands beyond expectations Situated in Phase One, Orange Farm is Reatakala Day Care Centre. This ECD Center was started by Nomvula Elsie Maphiri in 2003. She explained that her love for children and desire to prevent unsupervised children from roaming in the streets is what pushed her to start the creche.