Siya sibenza - we are working
Our children had a chance to show off their entrepreneurial skills at the Kensington Spring Market
[posted 17 January 2018]
We supply food platters!
Order your platters from us and support our children
[posted 25 April 2017]
From the Directors Desk
Annette Brokensha writes ...
[posted 20 January 2017]
Making music and memories
From an old, unused garage into a Music studio - thanks to funds raised through Servochems annual golf day!
[posted 20 January 2017]
Making birthdays special
When you are only six or ten years old, your birthday is the most important day of the year. You look forward to it for months - just so you can let everyone know how BIG you are getting.
[posted 20 January 2017]
Reaping the rewards
Thanks to assistance from ABSA Bank and Food & Trees for Africa, we now have a thriving vegetable garden in the grounds. Reaping the reward.
[posted 20 January 2017]
Shining stars
Every year we reward our children with special recognition of their talents and efforts in the classroom, on the sports field and in the home itself.
[posted 20 January 2017]
Christmas fun thanks to you
Grateful thanks to everyone who made donations of cash, toys, sports equipment, outings and party food to ensure that our children were not left out of the festive fun.
[posted 20 January 2017]
Our new Music Room
Servochem make our dreams come true
[posted 2 August 2016]
Protecting children
JCH social work manager Linda Madhoyo shares some tips for parents
[posted 22 June 2016]
News from the children
Our children are doing so well - thanks to your loyal support
[posted 22 June 2016]
Message from the Director
Annette Brokensha writes ...
[posted 22 June 2016]
July is Madiba Month
Help make a difference in the lives of our children by donating an item on our Wish List or signing a R67 debit order in honour of Tata.
[posted 22 June 2016]
Visit to Animal Ark
Our children recently visited this animal shelter to help out.
[posted 22 June 2016]
Community Service opportunities
Various school pupils ave recently taken part in this programme at JCH.
[posted 22 June 2016]
Fill a Box
JCH collection boxes are now available
[posted 23 June 2016]
Chasing away the Winter Chills
With the help of DST Business Solutions, we now have a cupboard full of medication to keep away the winter blues.
[posted 22 June 2016]
National Lottery Commission - thank you
JCH is very grateful to be a beneficiary of the NLC
[posted 22 June 2016]
Thank you, thank you
Sincere thanks to those who fundraise, volunteer and attend our events.
[posted 22 June 2016]
A warm welcome to our new Director - Annette Brokensha
[posted 4 February 2016]
Farewell message from Narisha
Narisha says her final goodbyes as she leaves JCH and hands the reins over to Annette Brokensha
[posted 4 February 2016]
Presidents Awards
The Johannesburg Childrens Home has two boys who are currently in the program namely Bosede and Khanye and they have completed Bronze and Silver
[posted 4 February 2016]
Christmas time
Christmas is always a special time of year and our annual Christmas party was a great success
[posted 4 February 2016]
Tshebo rising up
We are so proud of Tshebo for recently completing an upholstery course
[posted 4 February 2016]
A fun addition - Games room
Servochem donates X-boxes, WIIs and Playstations to be used recreationally
[posted 4 February 2016]
Bringht Stars mentoring
The Bright Stars Mentorship Programme works by providing adult role models to vulnerable children through a one-on-one relationship
[posted 4 February 2016]
Corporates who care
A special thanks to our Corporate friends who help us in many different ways
[posted 4 February 2016]
Celebrating our unique diversity
Our children celebrated their heritage on the 24th September along with the rest of South Africa and were encouraged to commemorate the diversity of their beliefs and traditions
[posted 4 February 2016]
Second hand donations
Your unwanted items are our treasures
[posted 4 February 2016]
A Mandela Day to remember
Mandela Day is a day to celebrate the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world
[posted 4 February 2016]
Back to School
With everything our children need - thanks to your sponsorship
[posted 13 January 2016]
Sad farewell to Narisha Govender
Our managing director is handing over the reins after many years at the helm of JCH
[posted 28 November 2015]
Working together with you to protect children at risk
One event that is very close to our hearts is the annual National Child Protection Week which was held the first week of June.
[posted 23 June 2015]
Our charity shop‘s open
One man‘s junk is another man‘s treasure - and we welcome donations of useful items in good condition that you no longer need.
[posted 23 June 2015]
A word from Narisha
Our Managing Director, Narisha Govender writes about the current news at JCH and the struggles currently being faced.
[posted 23 June 2015]
Powerlessness is not cool!
The threat of long periods of load shedding is a risk causing us great concern.
[posted 23 June 2015]
Memories are made of this!
Giving the children the chance to expand their memory banks of happy days is so important! Each new one pushes the sad memories a little further into the past, we believe.
[posted 23 June 2015]
Thanks to your support our matrics are on track
The latest news on two of our 2014 matriculants and what they are up to now ...
[posted 23 June 2015]
Fun in the sun
A special thank you to Picket Fence who recently organised a day of fun and ‘amazing races’ for our boys and girls.
[posted 23 June 2015]
Farewell, Muriel Farren
The JCH family was deeply saddened to hear of the recent death of former director, Muriel Farren.
[posted 23 June 2015]
Easter was enjoyed by all
In April, we were excited to welcome a group of learners from King David School, Linksfield who had offered to sponsor our annual Easter party.
[posted 23 June 2015]
Love, love me do! You know I love you!
Love is a big word in our lives so a Valentine‘s Day party is top of our agenda
[posted 23 June 2015]
A fun day at JCH
The Johannesburg Childrens home hosted a Fun Day last Saturday to help the children in its care to raise money for extra treats.
[posted 11 June 2015]
JCH website wins Award for Excellence
Our website recently won an Apex Award in the ‘most improved’ category
[posted 5 June 2015]
Watch Elvis Blue live
Catch Elvis Blue on 1 October 2015 at Stoneridge Centre. All proceeds go to The Johannesburg Childrens Home and The Smile Foundation
[posted 27 May 2015]
2 Mins, A Thousand Smiles
Raise money for charity
[posted 11 May 2015]
Don’t miss our fun day!
Get to the Johannesburg Children’s Home on Saturday 30 May from 9h00 to 14h00 for our fun day.
[posted 8 May 2015]
Pick up a box
JCH Collection Boxes now available
[posted 7 April 2015]
A word from Narisha
Managing Director, Narisha Govender, has a personal message for you
[posted 7 April 2015]
Our grocery cupboards are fully stocked - thanks to friends like you
A huge thank you to everyone who responded to oura appeal for help to cover our monthly grocery bill.
[posted 22 January 2015]
You helped to make it the most wonderful day of the year!
Thanks to friends like you‚ our children had a Christmas to remember last year.
[posted 22 January 2015]
Shaping the future
Our programme modules are geared to helping children explore undreamt of possibilities.
[posted 22 January 2015]
Re-use ... re-make ... recycle
Make a commitment to helping the environment - by bringing your unwanted items to us.
[posted 22 January 2015]
“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
Who can disagree with this insightful quotation from John Dewey?
[posted 22 January 2015]
Did you receive a thank you?
If you sent a donation in the last few months and we have not acknowledged it - please get in touch with us
[posted 22 January 2015]
Westcott Hall available for hire
Reasonable rates for functions, meetings and conferences
[posted 22 January 2015]
Mandela Magic continues
Volunteers gave of their precious time to help out at our Home
[posted 22 January 2015]
Back to school
Our children had a brilliant first day of school, thanks to people like you.
[posted 22 January 2015]
Our Netball stars shine
An awesome achievement for our Netball girls!
[posted 22 January 2015]
Matrics celebrate
The Matric Dance was a night to remember!
[posted 22 January 2015]
Nine children admitted this year!
Its been our largest intake in years!
[posted 22 January 2015]
Thank you Servochem
We are so grateful to Servochem for creating a new art studio for our children to enjoy
[posted 22 January 2015]
Exam tips
Make studying for exams easier with these tried and tested tips for success.
[posted 22 January 2015]
Message from our Director
A few words from our Managing Director‚ Narisha Govender
[posted 22 January 2015]
Fun times in the wilderness - thanks to friends like you!
Late last year we appealed for sponsorships for our older youth to go on an Outward Bound Leadership Course
[posted 27 August 2014]
Your kindness helps our children to shine!
Leadership is a well-spring that bubbles to the surface in the most unexpected places
[posted 27 August 2014]
Pumpkin party proves profitable
There are times when we are overwhelmed by the thoughtfulness of children
[posted 27 August 2014]
Looking forward to next year
This year we have six boys and girls in matric - the most ever. And like any other parent, we are urging them on to work hard and strive for their goals
[posted 20 August 2014]
Praise for our work is also praise for your support
Our work is only possible because friends like you support us!
[posted 27 August 2014]
Our Mandela Memorial
Along with the rest of South Africa, all of us at JCH were plunged into sadness when we learned of the passing of our beloved Madiba
[posted 20 August 2014]
Charity Shop
At last we opened our charity shop in March
[posted 27 August 2014]
Venue for hire - Westcott Hall
We recently decided that we could hire out our fully equipped Westcott Hall
[posted 20 August 2014]

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