About Us

Jozikids staff Merle
Merle
The visionary and creator of this website. A mom, wife, journalist, workaholic and the person who keeps tabs on everything and everyone around here, including her 2 beautiful children, Lerato and Marvin, the inspiration behind jozikids.
Jozikids staff Anisha
Anisha
Meticulous, polite, a stickler for detail and thorn in the flesh for many a late payer. As the head of accounts, she’s our shaker and mover and she’s getting results.

Jozikids staff Nazmeera
Nazmeera
Astute, calm, resourceful, a fast learner, always ready for a challenge, helps us cope and survive crises with ease and expertise. Need I say more?
Jozikids staff Fatima
Fatima
Gentle, thoughtful, determined and diplomatic, perfectly placed facilitating dialogue between unhappy customers and the companies they review.
Jozikids staff Shaki
Shaki
Extremely resourceful, adaptable, articulate and competent. Whatever she does is done with care whether it's competitions, helping listers or writing text
Jozikids staff Shirin
Shirin
So modest and reserved but even more efficient, smart and quick to learn. Shirin we are delighted to have someone of your calibre working with us helping people find what they need for their kids.

our beginnings

How Jozikids got started in Gauteng. What our listers, site visitors and the media say about Jozikids, the directory designed to make it easy to find what's out there for kids and families.

Finding out what's on offer for kids in the dispersed and fragmented city of Johannesburg, is often daunting. I struggled for years with 2 small children of my own to find pottery, swimming or gymnastics teachers, child-friendly restaurants, museums, kids' entertainment or any ideas for day outings. I was looking for an in-depth resource and online children's directory with choices and recommendations. There was none, so I set myself the task of creating a resource that children, parents and teachers could use on a daily basis.

Jozikids was born to help make all our lives easier, to showcase the myriad of family friendly, child-oriented services, products, event planning and activities in the biggest shopping centre imaginable, the internet, with its unlimited space and possibilities. It's the solution for frustrated moms, dads, teachers, caregivers or visitors who never know where to look to find what they need whether it's a day outing, extra-mural activities, furniture, clothing, clowns, face painters, that special party venue or an educational school outing.

My kids and I now regularly visit the site together to check out what's new, what's happening and what to do in the whole of Gauteng, from Johannesburg to Pretoria , the East Rand to the West Rand.

Jozikids is unique, it's designed to help you find the best for your kids and to share your experiences. We hope you find it useful and would love to hear what you think! Contact us now and send us your comments.

Yours
Merle


Comments about us

Site visitors
Jozikids commaAs I am sure you are aware, there are quite a few Kids Directories currently available on line, however I can sincerely say that I think that yours is the one that I aspire to be like. You provide your information in such a clear, concise, fun and practical way.

Thank you for such an inspirational site!Jozikids small comma

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