Empower 20 million Africans to sustainably provide for themselves by 2032.


We know it’s important to you that your donation is being used effectively. It’s important to us, too.

Our almost 40 years of experience and innovative thinking allowed us to adapt to the immense challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 and resulted in us reaching the highest number of people - just under four million - in our organisation’s history. We sold non-core assets, invested in our reserve, and reduced our risk which allowed us to enjoy one of our best financial years to date and expand our services.

Financial reports

We work hard to receive the highest grades available for accountability and transparency.

We are the largest African humanitarian organisation working for an Africa that thrives.​

From emergency relief to economic growth, we partner closely with our communities. We bring resources and implement locally-led programmes that address the barriers people face for equitable growth and transformation.

In 2021, while Covid-19 was still raging across the world, we had a positive impact on the lives of 2.9-million people in Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, South Africa and Uganda.

To do this work we need your donations. You can rest assured that every donation received, small or large, is celebrated and carefully managed. Each year we account to our cherished donors in our annual report. And now we present to you our 2021 report.

Considering the tumultuous year that was 2020, reflecting on what we overcame, achieved and delivered, fills us with a great sense of inspiration and hope.

Our teams are the hands and feet touching the lives of more than 1.2 million beneficiaries daily in communities across Africa. JAM currently employs 455 staff members and thousands of volunteers from around the world and within the countries where we serve.

More than 1 million beneficiaries! From humble beginnings, we have grown from just a handful of dedicated volunteers to a committed workforce of more than 455 across the globe.

In the first quarter of 2017 the Angolan story was grim as the experience of the El Nino drought
had affected an estimated 1,42 million people including 756 000 children (UNICEF, 2017) after
poor rains in the previous year.

Aware of the increasing needs in South Sudan, we continued to pursue opportunities to assist more and more people, with an increased focus on partnerships throughout 2016. Our programme in South Africa grew significantly, reaching close to 100 000 children cared for. The highlight of the year was to see the crop of maize covering the entire farmlands at Pambara in Mozambique, a dream come true. Also to see the small commercial farms being developed for local Mozambique farmers, with full irrigation. This really is Africa’s tomorrow developing today.

We want to continue to reach more and more hungry children with food and the opportunity for an education. We want to continue to expand all of our programmes so that we can see Africa uplifted. We remain passionate about agricultural development, providing access to clean water, safe water and providing opportunities to women.

2022 at a glance

Funds raised
US$65 Million
People reached
3,1 Million
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