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

Nominated for:
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