Malnutrition is
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JAM feeds 1 million+ beneficiaries a day

JAM has provided
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37% of people in Africa
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Day of the African Child
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Day of the African Child

For close to 12,000 days, JAM has celebrated and nurtured the rights of the African child. On June 16th, together with the people of this great and complex continent, we celebrate the Day of the African Child. As an organisation established out of a need to provide relief and hope to those trapped and affected by severe challenges in Africa, this year's theme: “Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all Children’s Rights”, resonates with the very heartbeat of JAM. For the past three decades,

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History of JAM

History of JAM

JAM has been at the forefront of the war against hunger since 1984, when founder, Peter Pretorius, was left stranded in Pambarra, Mozambique. There he witnessed the horrific consequences of starvation with children dying everyday around him. Together with his wife Ann, they resolved to commit their futures to contributing towards the eradication of hunger in Africa.

  • 15 June 2016 by Morgan Fisher, in Blog,HomePageLatestPost
    Day of the African Child
    For close to 12,000 days, JAM has celebrated and nurtured the rights of the Afri...
  • 20 February 2016 by Keith Kennedy, in Blog,HomePageLatestPost
    Peter’s Heart Break
    I had a good day, but very heartbreaking. I was with a lady who had fled to Ugan...
  • 28 May 2015 by Keith Kennedy, in Blog,HomePageLatestPost,News
    On the 28th of May, JAM invites you to join us as we embrace the growing worldwi...

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