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From Bleak Reality to Real Amazing

Friday, 16 September 2016 by

Packed with all the high emotions and all the big numbers worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster, JAM unveils its ‘Real Amazing’ campaign to a star-studded gathering of guests at a glittering fundraising event held at the exclusive Avianto Wedding Venue in Johannesburg, South Africa on 15 September 2016. Guests are pleasantly surprised to find that

Day of the African Child

Thursday, 16 June 2016 by

For close to 12,000 days, JAM has celebrated and nurtured the rights of the African child. On June 16th, together with the people of this great and complex continent, we celebrate the Day of the African Child. As an organisation established out of a need to provide relief and hope to those trapped and affected

Mother’s Day

Friday, 27 May 2016 by

JAM South Africa salutes mothers in our rural areas and informal settlements who strive to do their best for their children despite the harsh conditions. Those who live in rural areas are usually surrounded by beautiful scenery but live in mud huts which have no electricity, sanitation or running water. The nearest towns and their

Your Help is Her Hope

Saturday, 07 May 2016 by

She gave birth to you, raised you to be who you are today. She provided you with healthy food, clean water, and a safe environment. Enable a mother in Africa to do the same for her precious child.   Give a Mother’s Day gift that can change a life this year. Partner with JAM to

Manuel’s Story

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 by

Slightly built, with a smile that’s bigger than his face, Manuel Chemba, from the district of Inhassoro, Mozambique is excelling in the classroom. He wasn’t always such a happy, active and voracious learner. In fact he was the opposite says his mother, Fernanda. Teachers considered him capable, but a “trouble maker and nuisance”, she comments.

World Hunger Day

Sunday, 07 June 2015 by

In December 2013, the outbreak of civil war in South Sudan created news headlines around the world. As the conflict dragged on, and newer stories emerged, the story of what is happening in South Sudan disappeared. The crisis may have slipped off global news agency agendas, but to JAM and our team who worked in

Achieving his dreams

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 by

Pacifique is a Rwandan orphan who lived at JAM’s Fred Nkunda Life Centre. He remembers his ‘Red Bowl’ and was delighted to receive a new one to use for his breakfast bowl each day. From the age of 10 and for a period of two years, Pacifique Mahirwe lived on the streets of Kigali, Rwanda

Water Walk

Friday, 20 March 2015 by

As the sun rises over rural communities in Africa, women and children begin each day by walking many miles to collect water for their families’ survival. They return home exhausted, straining under the heavy burden of multiple containers filled with water. The precious cargo they’ve spent hours collecting is often contaminated with disease-causing germs and

Eugenia’s Story

Friday, 20 March 2015 by

Since 2001, JAM has drilled and installed more than 2,600 water wells in various African countries starting with the drilling of the first well in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Our water provision, powered by our loyal donors, must expand especially in Angola, where women and children continue to struggle without this basic necessity for life. Every

International Women’s Day

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 by
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