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A little pink umbrella…

One of the volunteers had an umbrella with her this Tuesday morning. Which caused GREAT excitement for the kids. It is so nice to be reminded, that joy can be found everywhere – we just need to see it.

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St Stephen’s (Australia) School visit to JJH

JJ Haven was once again privileged to be visited by your outreach group of 17 students and 3 teachers, from 16-20 April 2018, much to the excitement of the children in the home. On behalf of the JJH Committee, Molly and Neels Bam and the children, we wish...

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A Volunteers Involuntary Goodbye

Molly said "make yourself at home" on the first day I was shown around the dark but warm rabbit warren of a home. And that's just what it felt like for me, and why it was so painful to say goodbye and fly back to England today. I've been...

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A Big Thank you!

The JJ Haven family would like to thank you and Village SA / HuntSA for the generous donation of school stationery to the value of ~R12000, which was kindly arranged and delivered by Johann Grobler, in time for the start of the school year today. Attached...

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Happy Christmas 2017

Unbelievable! No really! 2017 is almost at an end! The year has flown by so fast, once again, I feel as though I could just send you last Christmas’s newsletter. It seems like I only wrote it last week. However, here we are mid-December – the weather is warming up,...

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Santa’s Shoe Boxes ~ Kenton on Sea 2017

How do we say thank you enough? It's days like these that make our journey so rewarding - because trust us - it can be hard going sometimes. Thank you from the bottom of all our hearts.

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Thank you

Above: Excited JJH kids checking out donated children's clothes A big thank you to Thierry and Monika for the generous donation.

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Mandela Day 2017

It was a beautiful sunny morning in mid July. But not just any winter’s morning – but the 99th Birthday of the late Nelson Mandela. Up our driveway came two cars – with a load full of birthday treats for us. What a lovely sight to see – kids big and small rushed to...

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Grand opening of two foster homes

Saturday, 29th March was a joyful ocassion at JJ Haven, when two new foster homes were officially opened. For years, Molly has dreamed about having safe, modern facilities for all of the children under her care. Opening the homes is an important step in realising...

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Christmas greetings!

Christmas Greetings from JJH – 2016 A group of happy, little angels at the start of their end-of-year concert.

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