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JAM Uganda appointed lead livelihood partner at Imvepi Refugee Settlement

A joint evaluation headed by UNHCR and the Office of the Prime Minister of Uganda, who is directly responsible for the department of refugee affairs, was recently conducted where JAM Uganda was appointed as the lead livelihood partner in the Imvepi refugee settlement. This appointment enables JAM’s team on the ground to continue implementation of

JAM International reaches 72 million meals

Since mid-March, when the World Health Organisation declared the Coronavirus a global pandemic, JAM International has reached almost one million beneficiaries through food assistance and has provided over 72 million meals across all our African countries of operation. As the pandemic spread across Africa, governments announced lockdown measures with rigid movement restrictions that led to

JAM International targets 1.3 million

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on world economies and the livelihoods of millions across the globe, JAM remains concerned for the 1.3 million vulnerable persons we serve in Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan and Uganda. In addition to its immediate impact on health outcomes, COVID-19 has disrupted food

COVID19 – Partner with us to reach the most vulnerable

As we face the most difficult pandemic of recent times, I pray that you and your loved ones remain safe. At our South African global support office, with remote connections, we are hard at work strategizing and planning with all our Country Directors, the best way forward in which JAM can effectively assist those in

Thousands Displaced & At Risk in Fresh Conflict in Pibor, South Sudan

Fresh conflict in Pibor, South Sudan, has affected thousands of already displaced people who now have to contend with fearing for their lives. Late in 2019, severe floods in Pibor resulted in the loss of many homes and livelihoods for over 15 000 people. Over the last few days, Joint Aid Management (JAM) teams on

Unprecedented flooding exacerbates already severely marginalized communities

Thousands of South Sudanese, already faced with extreme hunger and severe levels of malnutrition, are being left homeless and displaced as a result of torrential rain and flooding in this country. Loss of basic household items, food stocks and crops have left an entire community in dire need, adding to an already desperate situation. Families

Partnering with like-minded organizations

Partnering with like-minded organizations allows us to further extend our reach, in the hard-to-reach places. In September, we were privileged to have the team from Feed My Starving Children visit at JAM's Headquarters’ in Johannesburg. A partnership that dates back some 14 years, Feed My Starving children brings with them a wealth of knowledge and

JAM Mozambique achieves ISO 22000 Certification at Beira Food Factory

The JAM Beira Food Factory in Mozambique recently received ISO 22000 Certification, in the scope of Manufacturing and Distribution of Corn Soy Blends. This means international recognition of operational excellence and food safety methods, in terms of producing and distributing food of exceptional quality. The requirements for Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) is prescribed by