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Famine Stalks South Sudan

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Famine Stalks South Sudan

Since December 2013, almost three million people have fled from the brutal war that began in Juba and quickly fanned out into the country. In late February this year, famine was declared in parts of South Sudan and the situation is expected to worsen sharply as the lean season, four months away, draws near. In

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From Bleak Reality to Real Amazing

Packed with all the high emotions and all the big numbers worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster, JAM unveils its ‘Real Amazing’ campaign to a star-studded gathering of guests at a glittering fundraising event held at the exclusive Avianto Wedding Venue in Johannesburg, South Africa on 15 September 2016. Guests are pleasantly surprised to find that

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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

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Manuel’s Story

Slightly built, with a smile that’s bigger than his face, Manuel Chemba, from the district of Inhassoro, Mozambique is excelling in the classroom. He wasn’t always such a happy, active and voracious learner. In fact he was the opposite says his mother, Fernanda. Teachers considered him capable, but a “trouble maker and nuisance”, she comments.

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Peter’s Heart Break

I had a good day, but very heartbreaking. I was with a lady who had fled to Uganda after her husband was killed in the fighting. She was in a refugee camp where she lost one of her children through severe malnutrition, so she returned to Bor in South Sudan hoping she would get food

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World Hunger Day 2013

In December 2013, the outbreak of civil war in South Sudan created news headlines around the world. As the conflict dragged on, and newer stories emerged, the story of what is happening in South Sudan disappeared. The crisis may have slipped off global news agency agendas, but to JAM and our team who worked in

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World Hunger Day

On the 28th of May, JAM invites you to join us as we embrace the growing worldwide community of activists determined to mark World Hunger Day. We encourage each one of our loyal supporters to make it a day of significant action in our on-going struggle against hunger. The millions of Red Bowls we fill

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Achieving his dreams

Pacifique is a Rwandan orphan who lived at JAM’s Fred Nkunda Life Centre. He remembers his ‘Red Bowl’ and was delighted to receive a new one to use for his breakfast bowl each day. From the age of 10 and for a period of two years, Pacifique Mahirwe lived on the streets of Kigali, Rwanda

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Water Walk

As the sun rises over rural communities in Africa, women and children begin each day by walking many miles to collect water for their families’ survival. They return home exhausted, straining under the heavy burden of multiple containers filled with water. The precious cargo they’ve spent hours collecting is often contaminated with disease-causing germs and

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Eugenia’s Story

Since 2001, JAM has drilled and installed more than 2,600 water wells in various African countries starting with the drilling of the first well in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Our water provision, powered by our loyal donors, must expand especially in Angola, where women and children continue to struggle without this basic necessity for life. Every

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