JAM United States COVID-19 Response
 
Cattle raids exacerbate volatile situations – by Murray Anderson

October 2013 - Page 2 of 2 - Joint Aid Management - JAM USA

Diseases attack malnourished children

Drought conditions continue to affect most of the southern part of Angola and many rural households are experiencing the effects of a second year of poor rainfall and significant crop losses, which are estimated to be between 40 and 70 percent. This situation contributes to the problem of both moderate and severe malnutrition cases among

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...

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

Read More...