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Investing in the improvement of Mozambique’s water infrastructure

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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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JAM, Government take hands

JAM, in collaboration with the Angolan Ministry of Education, hosted a week-long, national-level school feeding seminar called “School Feeding – A Sure Investment” in the city of Benguela in May 2013. The seminar brought together officials from the Ministries of Education, Health, Agriculture, Social Action and Inclusion, Family and Women and Commerce from both national

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Africa’s lifeblood is agriculture

The importance of continued agriculture growth is imperative for the future of Africa. Several experts in agriculture have provided unsettling facts and opinions on the importance of revolutionising agricultural development in Africa. “Africa’s lifeblood is agriculture, but while agriculture remains central to Africa’s economies, its global performance in this sector has lagged. Africa remains a

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From soldier to headmaster

Imagine fighting for 27 years in a brutal civil war. Then, one day, the war ends and peace is restored. It’s something you never thought you’d live to see, but now that it’s happened – what do you do when you have been a soldier your whole life? One such a soldier, Artur Kammeico, decided

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Flooding in Mozambique

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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