JAM International Response to Cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall during the night of 14 to 15 March 2019 near Beira City, Sofala Province, in central Mozambique. The cyclone brought torrential rains and winds to Sofala, Zambezia, Manica and Inhambane provinces. Beira and other districts of Sofala province are facing power and communication outages, according to initial reports from the

The Extraordinary Life Of Peter Pretorius

Peter Pretorius was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He recounts his childhood - a "riches to rags" story set in South Africa's apartheid era. The injustices he witnessed would greatly influence him later in life when his father's brush with death set Peter on a transformational path to salvation. This book recounts what it was

Paris Marathon 2019

The Schneider Electric Marathon De Paris is back and we are seeking runners to support JAM by running through the iconic city and raising finances for JAM. This is a great opportunity to not only see the beautiful city of Paris, but you can also be immensely proud for accomplishing this amazing challenge. The marathon

In Memory of Peter Pretorius

On the 9th of August 2018, the world lost a legend, the poverty stricken in Africa lost one of their greatest champions, we lost our leader, Ann lost her partner and husband, the Pretorius family lost their father and Oupa and heaven welcomed a true hero. Our JAM father Peter Pretorius passed away and went

Execiseathon 2018

We were lucky enough to have our partners CRC host an Fit4freedom Exerciseathon event on Saturday 14th July at Goddington Park to raise funds for JAM. The #Fit4Freedom sessions were run by the dynamic #TigerPitCrossfit team ( and we had a group of JAM volunteers attend on the day to help raise awareness and finances.

JAM Wins USAID’s Water Secure World Photo Contest

JAM was recently nominated in the Top Overall category for USAID’s Water Secure World Photo Contest, thanks to the winning image taken by Clint Still. Titled, ‘In Angola, There’s Magic In The Water’, the photo was taken after Mbovo Village in Angola received its first water pump, which saves them hours walking to contaminated water