+27 73 230 1998 info@jikauluntu.org.za NPC: 2017/292723/08 NPO: 194 058 PBO: 930067648

Children are not a distraction from more important work.
They are the most important work.
– CS Lewis

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Jika Uluntu meaning to “turn/change community” was founded in 2017 in response to the extensive needs of the impoverished children and their families living along Jikeleza Route, the gateway to the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Our Vision | The Why

Every vulnerable child accessing the opportunities to thrive!

Jika Uluntu strives to achieve its vision in a sustainable manner by strengthening families and their communities through partnerships, capacity building and support services.

Areas of intervention are health/wellbeing, education, and poverty alleviation.

Our Model | The How

With support from its founding donor a detailed community data analysis of the households and local stakeholders was conducted. This was the first step in designing needs-based interventions.

Jika Uluntu successfully delivers numerous community activities for the children and their families. These interventions are measured by a comprehensive monitoring, evaluation and reporting system which enables the capturing of qualitative and quantitative data at an individual and household level. This enables informed periodic review and reliable measurement of short term and long-term results.

JU’s model of care, currently supporting 90 households comprised of 335 individuals & 450 children in the primary local school.

Our Vision | The Why

Health & Wellbeing

Our activities support the physical and emotional health of children and their families including breakfast to local primary school children, psychosocial support, parenting & health awareness workshops, primary health care checks, HIV & TB testing, screening & adherence support.

Education Support

Jika Uluntu staff and volunteers support children in their education by offering benchmark care at its early childhood development centre based at Gonubie Farmers Hall, we facilitate homework support groups, sport, and provide a social behaviour support programme to the school children.

Poverty Alleviation

The children and families that receive support from Jika Uluntu are poverty-stricken, we assist them by distributing much sought-after clothing donations, providing financial literacy workshops, enabling access to vital documents, welfare grants and linking the adults to income opportunities.

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  • Branch Code: 050021
  • Account : 281314462


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