JAM celebrates 30 years and a million children fed

Joint Aid Managment (JAM) celebrates its 30-year anniversary at Avianto Village Hotel in Mulderdrift on 21 August. JAM is a South African founded ‘international humanitarian development organisation’. CEO of JAM’s Peter Pretorius commented, “I am excited for this event; it’s been a long 30-year journey in which we have made a huge difference in Africa.”

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JAM Packed Celebration

A momentous evening was held to celebrate JAM’s (Joint Aid Management) 30th year of helping the poor in Africa. The black tie event (themed, The heart of Africa ) welcomed the founders of JAM Peter and Ann Pretorius along with partners, donors, colleagues and affiliates who had contributed to the work by JAM over the

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Children are the hardest hit in the South Sudan crisis

UNICEF and the World Food Programme report that close to a third of South Sudan’s population faces “acute” or “emergency” levels of hunger and malnutrition. Thousands of children remain stranded in remote parts of the country, where they are at risk of starvation. Aid agencies estimate that about 235 000 children could become dangerously malnourished

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Great joy as two youths from the JAM Rwanda orphanage get university scholarships

Bahati Hakizimana (22) and Jean Habarurema (23) never stopped dreaming of one day studying at university and now their dreams are about to be realised. The young men grew up at JAM’s Fred Nkunda Life Center (FNLC) orphanage in Gitararama, Rwanda after being displaced and separated from their families during the 1994 genocide. Both Jean

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Crisis in South Sudan

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates that 1 million children in South Sudan are malnourished and that 50, 000 children could die from starvation in 2014. The crisis engulfing the country began in December 2013 and has led to the displacement of more than 1.5 million people. Some have managed to find sanctuary in

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