Who is Sister Jenny
Sister Jenny being interviewed by Lisa Raleigh on eSunrise
Now considered a successful inventor and innovator in South Africa
Sister Jenny (Professional Nurse, Entrepreneur and Empreteco) was born with a passion to ease pain and suffering and a burning desire to heal.
She was able to massage from age 3 and had a natural gift.
She studied Nursing from 1977 and 1980 - Qualified as a Professional / Registered Nurse with Distinction.
1992 Trophy for Most Outstanding Progress in Reflexology for the whole South Africa by the International Institute of Reflexology.
1993 Formulated a unique, remarkable range of Natural healing creams, made with pure essential oils, plant extracts and vegetable oils
1993 Opened JEN-TIL TOUCH and in 2000 JEN-TIL TOUCH became a CC.
Sister Jenny's JEN-TIL Creams have been in the stores since 1994 (past 24 years)
Sister Jenny’s Multi-Purpose, Joint and Muscle Creams and Baby Cream Called Sister Jenny’s JEN-TIL CREAMS, Sister Jenny’s Multi-Purpose Creams makes a noticeable difference in one minute, helps to heals burns, to repair sun damage and itchy skin. Sister Jenny’s Joints and Muscle Cream helps to ease pain and stiffness and has assisted a number of people to walk after car accidents or injuries including a MARATHON RUNNER who walked with a stick who has now run 20 marathons this year.
Sister Jenny has performed reflexology in hospital recovery rooms and has worked in close co-operation with medical doctors in a medical practice for the whole South Africa by the International Institute of reflexology.
21 April 1997 permission to practice Aromatherapy and Reflexology with in a nursing practice by Dr Frank Germishuizen of South African Nursing Council.
22 Oct 2002 launched project called Sister Jenny’s" BE JEN-TIL, HEAL THE NATION CAMPAIGN“.
2008 JEN-TIL Sister Jenny’s Creams submitted to Medicines Control Council and received NAPPI code, now available from some medical aids. Currently teaches Nurses and care givers how to massage each other as well as people suffering from HIV. She also does corporate workshops and is an excellent motivational speaker.
2010 Nominated and Selected for Semi-Finals of Feathers Awards in the category of Business Icon and Entrepreneur by Female Tribe.
2011 Won Empretec Apprentice with UNCTAD and Seda
2012 Provincial Runner Up Seda Small Business Stars
Awards and Recognition
2017 / 2018 National Gazelles Top 40 Member
2017 Finalist Innovation Summit Inventors Garage
2017 Finalist Margaret Hirsch Woman in Business Award
2017 ROCCI FNB Business of the Year Nomination
Winner Feather Awards Business Icon and Entrepreneur
2016 Research for Innovation by SMME Awards
2015 Nominated for NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards Innovation
2014 Sister Jenny JEN-TIL HEALING Joints & Muscle Cream (Best South African Health Product) Finalist FAIRLADY Consumer Awards and Entrepreneur)
2014 Nominated for UN Empretec Woman in Business Award UNCTAD
2013 Sister Jenny Multi-Purpose and Sister Jenny Baby Cream Finalist in Inventors Garage Innovation Summit
2012 1st Runner Up Africa (Trade Sector) Africa SMME Awards
2012 Winner South Africa
Sister Jenny’s JEN-TIL Cream Won Trophy as
1st Runner 2012 Africa SMME Awards Trade Sector
Best South African SMME of Trade Sector Awards