The Angolan Government has initiated a countrywide repair and construction programme of higher education facilities as part of its National Development Plan. Emerging from a devastating civil war that ended in 2002, Angola is fast developing much-needed social infrastructure needed to bolster education and foster development. The Angolan Government’s prioritisation of the education system as a developmental strategy echoes JAM’s belief that without education, development is impossible or limited. JAM provides meals at a number of schools in Benguela Province; the meals are a great incentive for primary school aged children to enter the education system and attend school.
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