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About Us

What we do

Joint Aid Management (JAM) was founded by Peter and Ann Pretorius in 1984. We are an African-founded and headquartered, Christian international humanitarian relief and development organisation currently operating in Angola, South Africa, Mozambique, South Sudan and Rwanda

Since our inception, JAM has progressed as an organisation that reflects strong, expansive development. In over three decades, we served more than 1,6 billion meals, and grown into an organisation that affects sustainable change though providing programmes to children who need support and communities that need help. Serving Africa is what defines us. We do not discriminate in terms of race, religion, gender, or political persuasion.

JAM History

JAM, a South African founded non-profit relief and development organisation with 30 years' experience in relief and sustainable development.

Our programmes focus on food security, micronutrient intervention, assistance to orphans and vulnerable children, the provision of water and sanitation, skills development, community-based agricultural development, and school infrastructure development.

Vision and Mission

JAM is an eyewitness to heartbreaking situations in Africa and our work revolves around our vision of HELPING AFRICA HELP ITSELF.

Our core mission is to empower Africans to create better lives for themselves. This is to help facilitate sustainable development in Africa.


JAM SA has been able to reach thousands more beneficiaries through our programmes thanks to the loyal support of a number of private donors and organisations including churches, non-profit organisations and foundations, local and international corporates, and schools.

You too can become part of the solution in Africa by partnering with us to change lives and make a difference to the many disadvantaged communities across Africa.

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