The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimates that 50,000 children in South Sudan could die from starvation in 2014. On July 25, the United Nations (UN) Security Council issued a statement, which called the escalating humanitarian crisis in the country as “catastrophic” and that “food insecurity in South Sudan is now the worst in the

A letter to team OBFF

Thursday, 16 October 2014 by

Hello team OBFF We had an amazing summer with the OBFF churches and leaders in Red Deer this year hosted by Pastors Peter and Catherine Nash at the Sheraton Convention Center. This was our best growth day ever in Red Deer and John Burnham, George Woodward and I had a refreshing time ministering the Word

We are excited to share the great news that JAM’s Founders, Peter and Ann Pretorius have been selected from multiple nominees worldwide, as one of five finalists for the sought-after International Award, the 2014 Humanitarian of the Year Award, to be presented by Aidex in Brussels next month. This award was launched to recognise and

Reaching for a dream

Monday, 13 October 2014 by

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

This is the story of how JAM is making an unforgettable footprint in African development, as seen through the eyes of Cathy Ciaramitaro, a loyal JAM Ambassador. I have enjoyed the wonderful experience of traveling to South Africa and Mozambique to visit JAM several times now. I have never been more impressed or excited about

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