Water & Sanitation

Water is Life in Angola

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 by

The rural community of Buniangolo-Luengue, located within the Cubal Municipality, is approximately 9 kilometers from Cubal town. According to the village Chief, Mr. Augusto Dondi – who at 76 years of age is one of the oldest members of the community – the population of the village is 645. The population of Buniangolo-Luengue has suffered

Water and sanitation are luxuries in many African countries, with an unacceptable amount of people dying of water-related diseases annually. With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MGDs), 2015, fast approaching many countries in Africa are asking themselves some tough questions about reaching their targets outlined as part of the MDGs such as water

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

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