Joyful childhood awaits Aurelia

The life of a three-year-old girl is supposed to be about dolls, ‘tea parties’ and jungle gyms. Aurelia Chaomgende’s life is certainly a far cry from this. Her stature and energy levels are poorly developed compared to that of her peers, which is evident in her peeling skin, weak body, protruding rib cage, and flaky

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Building opportunities to dream

Manuel Antonio and Amelia Mateus are both students at EPC Josina Machel, a school for grades one to seven outside Beira in Sofala Province, Mozambique. The school is a beneficiary of JAM’s Nutritional School Feeding Programme, which supplies 382,013 children in Mozambique with a nutritious Corn Soya Blend meal every school day. With an easy

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Investing in the improvement of Mozambique’s water infrastructure

A consequence of Mozambique’s consistent high summer rainfall are devastating floods, which has an effect on agricultural crops, travel and infrastructure. JAM’s was affected in January 2013, when floods damaged and swept away resources and commodities used in JAM’s development programmes that were stored in a warehouse in Gaza Province, the flooding temporarily affected JAM’s

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A father’s love – by Clint Still

This is the story of how the love of a father has become the lifeline to his ailing child, who has been suffering from malnutrition; through the eyes of Clint Still, JAM Donor Relations Officer. On a recent trip to the various malnutrition clinics in Angola, I met a single father at one of the

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Reaching for a dream

The scars of a war are evident throughout South Sudan. There is very little infrastructure and unimaginable poverty, and the battleground relics litter the landscape. One of the (many) visible reminders of the past 50 years, comprising a brutal independence war from Sudan, can be seen and felt in the story of Alek Mawien. Just

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