Jack Halfon has expanded Atlas from a modest microfinance company based in Johannesburg, to a nationwide company, with 170-plus branches. At Atlas, we like to consider that we are a bit unlike the other loan providers. Our belief is that we truly are aware of our customers, as well as the requirements of every person that we assist.
Jack Halfon came to South Africa as a young man. He had only R300 to his name! Amid many financial challenges and obstacles, Jack Halfon ultimately became an influential person in South African microfinance. He gives the support he once required to other people in similar circumstances. Jack Halfon hopes to motivate South Africa’s succeeding generation of entrepreneurs.
Jack Halfon is a philanthropist. Jack Halfon supplies several of South Africa’s neediest communities with the tools to live, and live sustainable lives. Jack Halfon joined students of King David School Linksfield, to make meals ready for children at the Phuthaditjhaba Community Centre in Alexandra, and donated citrus trees to public schools in Soweto, as well as Krugersdorp. Food, clothes, as well as other supplies, were recently donated to Kraaipan Youth Foundation, as well as Warm the World.
Jack Halfon has published Faces and Places, a photographic journey into the world’s different cultures, and living environments. This hardcover book is 234 pages. Jack Halfon’s aim is to relate a story of the world, and for the viewers to hear, feel, and view their accurate story of selves.