Survivor: What happened to Jub Jub's charity money?

2010-04-22 12:31
Jub Jub from Survivor SA

All the Survivor SA contestants, even those who left voluntarily, received money for their chosen charity. But Jub Jub's charity doesn't exist...

M-Net has confirmed that the R20 000 that Jub Jub was to receive for his bogus charity has been given to host Nico Panagio's chosen organisation, Missing Children SA.

Nico already earned R50 000 from his participation in the show, so his charity earnings are as follows:
R50 000 - his charity earnings from show
R20 000 - Jub Jub's earnings
R20 000 - Liqui Fruit
R10 000 - Pick n Pay
= R100 000 for Missing Children SA


It was discovered earlier this year that Jub Jub's charity, the Ithuteng Trust, does not actually exist. It used to be an outreach project run by Jackey Marohaanye. Yip, you guessed right, Jub Jub's mom. Controversy, scary allegations and a damning Carte Blanche exposé later, the trust is no longer in existence.

What was Jub Jub's plan for the money, should he have won? While we're happy that his R20 000 has gone to good use, maybe it should have been donated to Arrive Alive, considering Jub Jub caused that tragic 'accident' last month.

Each Survivor earned an amount relevant to the number of days they spent on the island, starting with Christina Storm receiving R10 000 and finally Ashley Hayden receiving R200 000. Here's the complete breakdown.

The winner, GiGi, received R500 000 for Houghton Hospice and R500 000 for herself. 

M-Net donated a total of R1.7 million to charity through Survivor SA: Santa Carolina.

Since Jub Jub's charity doesn't exist, what happened to the R20 000? publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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