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Joint Aid Management is empowering Africans to create
better lives for themselves.



Feed a child a nutritious meal at school for a month,

every month.



Contribution to the provision of clean water, sanitation
and hygiene.



Towards establishing vegetable gardens to enhance food security. 



Provisions and treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition per child, per month. 


Joint Aid Management (JAM) is an African-founded, Christian international humanitarian relief and development organisation.


In line with our vision of Helping Africa help itself our programmes provide sustainable solutions for beneficiaries across Africa.


Through local and international donor partnerships, we implement programmes that address the needs of recipient countries.


Together with our partners we operate our programmes, providing lifesaving interventions and development projects, in the following African countries:

  • AngolaAngola
  • MozambiqueMozambique
  • South AfricaSouth Africa
  • south-sudanSouth Sudan
  • Sierra LeoneSierra Leone
  • ugandaUganda
  • RwandaRwanda


1,599,041 PEOPLE ASSISTED IN 2020

JAM Angola was established in 1991 at the height of the civil war initially providing relief feeding. Currently, JAM is working with the local Government to provide school meals to students in the Benguela and Kwanza-Sul provinces and work in Malnutrition Clinics across the country to address Severe and Acute Malnutrition amongst infants, children, and pregnant or lactating women.

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JAM Mozambique was established in 1984 to tackle poverty and starvation head-on, during the war where so many starved to death. JAM currently has a focus on using goods grown in and around the schools to supplement and diversify children’s diets and also has a food Factory in Beira that uses local produce to manufacture the Corn Soya Blend (CSB) used in our school feeding programme. This factory received ISO 22000 Certification which means international recognition of operational excellence and food safety methods and most important-the children we serve are receiving the quality they deserve.

Due to the nature of the environment, our team responds to humanitarian emergencies as a result of conflict and natural disasters suffered by this country.

Current Programme Interventions;

South Africa


JAM South Africa was established in 2004 to provide school meals to South African students.  In 2008, when the South African Government took over school feeding, JAM started providing meals to pre-school students instead.

The pre-school feeding programme has since developed into a holistic Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme including teacher training, infrastructure development, and feeding. Today JAM SA provides daily meals to around 120,000 pre-school students across Gauteng, Eastern, and Western Cape, KZN, and Limpopo.

Current Programme Interventions;

South Sudan

811,532  PEOPLE ASSISTED IN 2020

JAM South Sudan was established in 2002 providing food, and water for many who were desperate and displaced during the civil war. JAM’s interventions here have grown rapidly due to the extremely dire needs of its people. We are now a primary distribution partner to the World Food Programme in this region.

Due to the nature of the environment, our team responds to humanitarian emergencies as a result of the conflict and natural disasters suffered by this country.

Current Programme Interventions;

Sierra Leone


JAM Sierra Leone, in partnership with the local Government, has been implementing school feeding since 2018 using a holistic and sustainable model that promotes local food production, diversification of diet, and excellent nutrition for young developing children.

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JAM works with South Sudanese refugees in partnership with the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) in Refugee camps in the North West region of Uganda including Imvepi, Lobule Rhino, and Moyo.

There we provide training on agriculture and start-up kits to develop their own food gardens that families use for diet diversification having previously lived on the maize and soy rations provided. Most are able to sell the surplus harvest to fellow refugees and host communities as a source of income.

In addition, we provide sanitation and hygiene kits to assist with general health and well-being.

 Current Programme Interventions;

  • Emergency Relief: Non-Food Item distribution
  • Food Security and Livelihoods: Community Nutrition Gardens, School Gardens, Community Agriculture
  • Water Sanitation and Hygiene: Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion



JAM established operations in Rwanda in 1994 immediately after the genocide, initially providing relief.

In 1998, thanks to support from Life Outreach International, JAM established the Fred Nkundla Life Centre (FNLC) to care for children orphaned by the genocide.

Since then the FNLC has integrated hundreds of orphans back into their families and communities and has transitioned the FNLC into a vocational skill and training centre that provides instruction in welding, hairdressing, culinary arts, masonry, and carpentry, with female students also encouraged to study in male-dominated fields. Students are also taught French, English, mathematics, entrepreneurship, and computer literacy.

Current Program Interventions;

Food Security & Livelihoods: Skills Training

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Water brings people together

Water brings people together Water source: Women gather around the shallow well in Apada, South Sudan This World Water Day, we celebrate how a shallow well in South Sudan serves a whole community. “It is a safe space for me and the community — it is a place where we all come together and work

Access to clean water essential in preventing malnutrition

One-year-old Avelino Katende lives with his grandmother Cecília Mariana in the Benguela province of Angola. His mother died when he was only two weeks old and he did not receive the essential nutrition that breast milk provides, especially in the first few months of life.

Emergency assessments show a real need in Angola

Like thousands of children in south-western Angola, 11-year-old Maria Ifikepunhe attends school on an empty stomach most days.

Building on education

Paulino Tchingande is 10 years old and is a fourth-grade student at a school in the farming community of Tchissota in Angola.