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Mannies and peddies for our heroines!

British actress and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn once said, “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.” Pamper Me Parties, a mobile pamper party run by Alice West, decided

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Happiness at Happy Day Care Centre

“Ngiyambongela umngani [I’m happy for my friend] because this is what we want for the children of Diepsloot, as we are lacking resources” expressed Delisile Sibande. Whilst a volunteer shared that an, “excellent job has been done and the nobility of the act is beautiful.” Happy Day Care Centre was established by Mam’Abigaile Ramatsitsi in

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Proactive development at Leshoko Day Care Centre

Deliwe Segodi, owner of Leshoko Day Care received a makeover from JAM-Switzerland and a backyard garden was established. From that humble garden a huge yield of tomatoes was harvested and the extra’s were sold and added to the centre’s Development Fund. Through Deliwe’s industrious nature and her nurturing the participation of the parents, fundraising events

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Self-sustainability a real solution

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. Written by Joni Tollner and published by Roodepoort Northsider community newspaper on 25 October 2013  

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Designing permaculture success in Orange Farm

Ntsoaki Mgaga’s passion for art, along with her recognition of the critical food security situation in Orange Farm made her the perfect candidate for the permaculture project that JAM SA installed in the community in 2009. Permaculture design emphasises patterns of landscape, species assembly, and maximisation of allocated space and resources. The enthusiasm Ntsoaki demonstrates

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Diepsloot shack fire sparks community support

JAM SA has come to the aid of the families left homeless after their shacks in Diepsloot were destroyed in a fire last week. Robert Muaudzi, spokesperson for the Johannesburg emergency service confirmed to News24 that the fire was caused by a paraffin stove which exploded. 15 shacks were completely destroyed. “I was sleeping and

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