Yes – STUNTING CAN BE REVERSED – BY MARTYN FOOT

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%

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KZN centre makes a home for future stars

Five-year-old Olwethu and three-year-old Anathi are brother and sister who have come from a broken and abusive home. Their father was never around and their mom, a drug user and alcoholic, never paid attention to them. The children were neglected and lacked the comfort of a safe secure home. Their plight got the attention of

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Another 20 years of real freedom for all

“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 –

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Centre launched to tackle ECD

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,

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Support an Epic Challenge for JAM SA!

If there’s anything that’s going to get you through 14 850m of climbing and 718km of rugged mountain biking over eight days, it’s riding for the children of South Africa.  That’s exactly what Team Avianto – Trevor D’Oliveira and Peter Ransome – are doing by riding for Joint Aid Management South Africa (JAM SA) in

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JAM porridge reaches new heights in Limpopo

An empty tummy is no longer going to stop 2 000 pre-schoolers in Limpopo from playing and learning. This is thanks to the nutritional feeding programme launched in rural villages by Flying for Life and Joint Aid Management South Africa (JAM SA). In South Africa, malnutrition is associated with more than 60% of child deaths

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JAM SA’s Red Riders feed nearly 130 kids

Team Red Bowl and JAM SA’s 94.7 cycling team, the Red Riders, collectively raised enough money to secure the feeding of nearly 130 children for an entire year. 2013 was the first year that JAM SA entered a team to participate in the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge, which takes place through the streets of Johannesburg

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JAM SA’s Red Riders ready for 94.7!

This Sunday, our team of 28 Red Riders will be setting off on the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge through the streets of Johannesburg! Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Liqui Moly, the team will be waving the JAM SA flag proudly in their black, red and white cycling shirts! They each also received a pack

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