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So far Jillian has created 5 blog entries.

The painful life of Abigail Brookes

The teen who is battling various illnesses is also prone to infection
FIFTEEN years ago, on August, and at 36-and-a-half weeks, Abigail Brookes was born – at Constantiaberg Mediclinic. But immediately, Abigail, now 15, stopped breathing. The lack of oxygen damaged the bottom right hand side of her brain, impacting on her future learning abilities and health. She has […]

This is Abby

Our precious baby girl was born being carried for 36.5weeks we thought everything would turn out just fine. I’d be able to experience what it was like to come home with my baby. But after she was born, Abigail stopped breathing damaging a part of her brain. The damage…..we wouldn’t know. We’d have to watch […]

Cookie Drive

We have a 100 000 bucket drive that we initiated and, supported by Khaleel Sayed, the owner of Eet-Me Cookies,we believe this will ensure the sustainability of The Future Factory (022/711), our Non-Profit organisation. A percentage of the sale of the buckets will be used for much needed funds in making our projects more effective with the purchasing […]

The Future Factory with Anne Siroky and Jillian Alexander

Please take note that in the interview we mentioned that the website domain is www.thefuturefactory.com ( this is incorrect as that was the previous domain).It is now www.thefuturefactory.co.za


Our NPO is reaching a milestone. It will be 15 years old in February 2016! All this without sponsors or donors since its inception. It has not been easy but perseverance has seen this milestone being achieved through hard work by Anne Siroky and her team! So many other civil society organisations have called on […]