Building Hope, Unity and Community in South Africa
Africa Jam is a youth and community empowerment organization serving young people in Cape Town, South Africa. Africa Jam has served more than 10,000 young people by providing safe after-school programs, camp experiences, life skills education, Christian fellowship and spiritual development and other programs.
Serving children who need it most since 2001, Africa Jam is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, supported through individual gifts and grants from donors throughout the United States and South Africa.Our Vision
Africa Jam' vision is to provide hope, unity and community in the lives of youth regardless of race, culture or socio-economic background by empowering them with knowledge, life skills and providing opportunities to develop and explore their God given talents and thus enhancing the well-being of their schools, community and nation.Our Mission
Africa Jam's mission is to give youth an opportunity to consider a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and build their capacity to be His disciples.Our Focus
Africa Jam serves high-school age youth in some of the most economically disadvantaged townships in South Africa's Cape region. Young people in these areas regularly encounter violence, hunger, drug use, sexual temptation and the perils of HIV/AIDS. They need help building self-esteem, developing life skills, and establishing a promising future.