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Making a real difference – by Rick Ciaramitaro

This is the story of how Rick Ciaramitaro, JAM Canadian Board member, hopes to contribute towards making a difference in the lives of thousands of African children in 2014 and beyond. What an amazing year 2013 has been. My wife, Cathy, and I have travelled across Canada and have also undertaken four overseas trips with


Call for South Sudan to work towards increasing food security

With JAM having been involved in improving food security, providing nutritional relief and agricultural development in South Sudan since 2001, we are sensitive to the challenge of improving access to nutrition in the world’s newest nation. In November 2013, AllAfrica.com reported that the United Nations Food And Agricultural Organisation (UNFAO) called on the fledgling Government


Changing lives one meal at a time – by Steve Fleming

When people visit any one of JAM’s African programs, it usually proves to be a life-changing and inspiring experience. Pastor Steve Fleming, JAM Canada Board Member, shares his most recent experiences. In 2011, together with my wife, Beth, we visited a number of nursery school makeovers and feeding programs in South Africa. It was difficult to


Building opportunities to dream

Manuel Antonio and Amelia Mateus are both students at EPC Josina Machel, a school for grades one to seven outside Beira in Sofala Province, Mozambique. The school is a beneficiary of JAM’s Nutritional School Feeding Programme, which supplies 382,013 children in Mozambique with a nutritious Corn Soya Blend meal every school day. With an easy


Sub Saharan Africa is struggling with water and sanitation targets

Water and sanitation are luxuries in many African countries, with an unacceptable amount of people dying of water-related diseases annually. With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MGDs), 2015, fast approaching many countries in Africa are asking themselves some tough questions about reaching their targets outlined as part of the MDGs such as water