Red Bowls

This is Nkosinathi. He started school at Thandokuhle Day Care in Orange Farm in February this year. He arrived without shoes, a jersey, school bag, book or even a pencil. He may not have the tools to learn, but through the kindness of one of the teachers at the centre, he now at least has

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,

This is the story of how one donor used her birthday party as a fundraising opportunity for JAM SA. In August 2011, I was challenged by someone from the JAM DC office to join the Team Red Bowl fundraising initiative (which encouraged people to set up teams in their office, school, church, community environment and

Mama Elizabeth of Bokang Day Care was able to build a new kitchen with the savings she built up after JAM SA started providing JAM porridge for the children’s breakfast. JAM SA began feeding at the ECD centre in Palmsprings, Gauteng, in August last year. Veronica Mokoena, cook at the centre, is very happy with

2014 will be a brighter year for 2 500 pre-school children in East London thanks to the new partnership between Rotary of Gately and Joint Aid Management South Africa (JAM SA), with financial support from KFC Add Hope. The programme, which came into effect this January, secures a daily morning meal of highly nutritious porridge

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

Ayanda’s story

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 by

Ayanda Sfundo Dlamini lives with his mum, Prudence Dlamini in the Madoni squatter community on the outskirts of Osindisweni near Verulam in KwaZulu-Natal. The Dlaminis’ small shack is constructed out of mud and pieces of used timber and built on uneven ground. This one-roomed home is used for everything – cooking, eating and sleeping. The

To mark World Hunger Relief Month in October, KFC South Africa has given up its Colonel logo and replaced it with the smiling faces of children. These faces represent the children that benefit from KFC’s corporate social responsibility initiative, Add Hope.  The extraordinary move is part of KFC’s Add Hope Campaign for October and reinforces

Jubilee Creche & Pre-School in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal recently sent a poem to say thank you to JAM SA for providing life-giving porridge to the children every day. The centre also recently received a makeover thanks to the generous support of Standard Bank. (original spelling and grammar intact)     JAM, we love you You are

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