Before its rebranding in 2022, ForAfrika was known as JAM International. When our founder, the late Peter
Pretorius, was left stranded in Pambarra, Mozambique in 1984, he saw the
horrific consequences of starvation — children were dying around him every day.
The experience changed his life forever and he and his wife Ann committed
themselves to fighting for a better future for Africa’s children.
From initially only providing lifesaving
nutritional relief in one country, the organization has grown to deliver a
variety of localized programme interventions in another five African countries
— Angola, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan and Uganda.
Programmes include: Emergency Response; Water,
Sanitation and Hygiene, Health & Nutrition, Food Security and Livelihoods,
Education and Economic Empowerment.
delivers a vast number of UN contracts including for the World Food Programme,
UNHCR and UNICEF and our expected total global income is expected to be $60
million this year. However, we want to do more and so are recruiting
professional fundraisers in our Affiliate markets, including Canada. Last year
our Canadian affiliate raised $1 million Canadian dollars most of this came
from 2 significant donors who are close to the founders. We are looking for
someone to join us at this time of growth and development to set up a
professional individual giving program, to build relationships with government
and corporates and raise income to support Africa to thrive. This role is
exciting as the candidate will be devising the strategy and setting realistic