Carmindo de Vilankulos has been the Headmaster of EP1 Machangue School for 17 years, but his involvement at the school dates back to before the war ended in 1994. Only after the civil war ended was the government officially able to recognise the school. Although the school is still small, it plays a vital role

Water for security and hope

Friday, 16 August 2013 by

By providing water to one of the communities of Caimbambo, a municipality within Benguela District in Angola, JAM remains committed to help curb preventable fatalities caused by water-borne diseases in Africa. A remarkable 50 water wells were drilled in Caimbambo during the first quarter of 2013. Before the well was drilled, obtaining water was a

Celebrating the importance of World Water Day on 22 March, JAM stands firm in its goal to help curb preventable fatalities caused by water-borne diseases in Africa. According to the World Bank, an estimated 1.5 million people died globally in 2012 of such diseases. Within JAM’s development programs, strong emphasis is placed on providing water

Water is an instrument of peace. This precious and life-giving resource has the unique power to divide – or unite – nations and communities. As JAM commemorates World Water Day (WWD) today (22 March 2013) it is unsettling to hear of predictions that the next world war is likely to be fought over this all-important

Flooding in Mozambique

Thursday, 07 February 2013 by

Despite massive floods Joint Aid Management continues to focus on its development work. In the worst flooding since the cataclysmic floods of 2000, where an estimated 800 people died, Mozambique is once again facing a humanitarian disaster. The town of Chokwe in the southern province of Gaza has been submerged under two meters of water

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