Press Release : JAM to Receive Prestigious Award

Johannesburg – One of South Africa’s longest running humanitarian organisations will on Saturday 10th February receive the prestigious South African Department of International Relations Ubuntu Award in recognition of its work on the continent of Africa. Joint Aid Management International (JAM), a locally founded international NGO, has for more than 30 years committed itself to turning

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Ubuntu Awards South Africa 2018

Our founders, Peter and Ann Pretorius, are proud recipients on behalf of the JAM team, of the 4th annual Ubuntu 2018 award in the Social Responsibility category. South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa paid tribute to the award winners saying, ” Those who received this award should know that this is an honor in remembrance of

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JAM becomes beacon of hope

Akech Dut Goch doesn’t know how old she is, but hazards a guess – that she is 100. She does look about a century old, as her face creases into a myriad of lines and her body appears skeletal. Her slight frame is probably wizened with age, but also from a meagre diet. Yet Akech

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Respite for a child

As the crisis in South Sudan deepens, the team visited the home of a family in the Pibor region who are nearing starvation. They say no other food is available to them other than wild fruit. The situation is heart-breaking – it takes three hours each way to walk to find the fruit-bearing trees, and

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