JAM Wins USAID’s Water Secure World Photo Contest

JAM was recently nominated in the Top Overall category for USAID’s Water Secure World Photo Contest, thanks to the winning image taken by Clint Still. Titled, ‘In Angola, There’s Magic In The Water’, the photo was taken after Mbovo Village in Angola received its first water pump, which saves them hours walking to contaminated water

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Announcement : uBuntu Awards Ceremony

ANNOUNCEMENT uBuntu Awards Ceremony Cancelled We announced earlier this week that Joint Aid Management International (JAM) had been selected to receive one of the country’s most prestigious awards on Saturday 10 February, in Cape Town. South Africa’s Department of International Relations (DIRCO), who are also custodians of the annual uBuntu Awards, unfortunately informed us yesterday

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Sabitha hangs on by a thread

Sabitha’s Lebelek is a widow and mother to five children. The decades of war in South Sudan, and the brutal violence of 2013 and 2016, after the nation achieved its independence, have created thousands of widows and orphans. Her story is typical of so many who have lost their husbands. Her husband was a soldier,

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‘It is our job to save lives’

The reality and horror of famine is hard to grasp. Victims waste away and look like stick figures. They become too weak to walk and babies grow too weak to cry and even to move. Eventually they become too far gone to benefit from help, if it comes too late. Since late February, parts of

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