Volunteer Programmes are:
Preparing Meals (weekly)
Making up events parcels (weekly)
Making up gift parcels (annually)
Prayer groups (weekly)
Gaining sponsorship for various programmes (daily)
Short Term ministry opportunities (termly)
Long Term ministry opportunities (annually)
The calling is to feed the poor, teach the Word of God, visit and pray for the sick, cast out demons, etc.
Should you be a qualified social worker or an educator, Joykids International needs your help with the special needs in our communities.
See Stats Report to understand the need in South Africa.
Daily outreaches where children are catered for
On the following days and areas: (NOTE!-Due to Covid-19, This schedule has changed.)
Mondays: 970 children : Sewendelaan and Vaaldam - * - (These areas will gather at VAALDAM Cooking House of UNITA)
Tuesdays: 850 children : Vlak (bottom part of Vaaldam) - *. - (These areas will gather at VAALDAM Cooking House of UNITA)
Wednesday: 175 children : Kruisfontein Maak 'n Las. - * - (These areas will gather at VAALDAM Cooking House of UNITA)
Thursdays: 297 children : Donkerhoek - # - (These areas will gather at FIOOLTJIE Street Cooking House of KAYNA)
Fridays: 490 to 900 children : Joykids Container Gill-Marcus - #- (These areas will gather at FIOOLTJIE Street Cooking House of KAYNA)
THE ABOVE CHANGES WILL CONTINUE UNTIL FURTHRT NOTICE - SOCIAL DISTANCES AND FACE MASKE WILL BE ADHERE TO.
A total of 2782 to 3182 children fed on a one week cycle only. - ( the total feeding has changed to about 499 Children per week. per area.
COVID-19 HAS AFFECTED THE ACTUAL FIGUERS TO A DRASTIC LOW - CHILDREN HAS ADDOPTED THE SOCIAAL DISTANCE AND WEARING OF MASKS
In a given month there are 12,728 children fed that normally would not had any meal if we did not intervene. - ( This totals will be updated soon)
This is at the cost of only R5.89 per meal. (R75 000.00 divided by 12,728 meals) ( we have scaled down a lot on the feeding of children)
The above does not include the meals that are prepared by the cooking houses on a daily basis.
Some days, there are more than 350 children visiting these houses per day. ( Lately at the kooking houses, we have now three sessions of 50 children P S)
Nourishment delivered to the five cooking houses are as follows:
(This table has been ultered and is customised on availability of workers.)
Mondays: Sewendelaan and Vaaldam
Tuesdays: Vlak (bottom part of Vaaldam)
Wednesdays: Kruisfontein Maak ‘n Las
Thursdays: Donkerhoek, including Day care,
These houses are supplied with Rice-Mix with protein and bread. On Thursdays, they get Veggies and *Strawberries. *(season starts in August)
We are constantly requiring donations for food by companies who will be able to contribute tax deductible food parcels.
Please forward donations and gifts to our store and banking as per Donation Page.
This update is as on 12 JUNE 2021