Covid-19 and JMT’s work

Covid-19 and JMT’s work

Posted on Aug 5, 2020 in General News, Project News

As the UK begins the recovery and restoration process following Phase 1 of Covid-19, we have been incredibly conscious of our friends and partners in sub-Saharan Africa who, at the time of writing, are facing the peak of the pandemic. It is well reported that with health and care systems that are struggling to cope […]

Challenging times in rural Uganda

Challenging times in rural Uganda

Posted on Aug 4, 2020 in General News, Project News

In the past month, we heard from Olive, who leads the Orphan Education Programme in Ibanda. Olive reported that life had not been easy for those living in rural Uganda, commenting: “People have had to adjust to a new routine of staying at home, no work, no earnings and no movement with no notice.” Olive […]

Responding to Covid-19 challenges in Nairobi informal settlements

Responding to Covid-19 challenges in Nairobi informal settlements

Posted on Jul 30, 2020 in General News, Project News

The Centre for Urban Mission in Nairobi is working across the informal settlements to distribute food, hygiene relief and care packs. The initiative is aimed at supporting 900 families, and so far 2,994 individuals have been cushioned from starvation for a month. Whilst this number is incredibly impressive, it is about half of the targeted […]

We’re building a school!

We’re building a school!

Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in General News, Project News

JMT Chairman Nick Marsh writes: Thank you very much for your continued support of JMT. It means a lot to me, and it is making a difference for hundreds of people in Africa. There is so much that I could share with you but on this occasion I want to focus on one particular project […]

Making a difference in Kenya

Making a difference in Kenya

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in General News, Project News

For many years, JMT has worked with the Centre for Urban Mission (CUM) in Nairobi. CUM provides training and resources for churches in the city’s informal settlements and poorer areas. In 2009, JMT helped CUM launch a programme to improve ministry to the many children who live in these areas. Through your generosity, we continue […]

Changing lives in Uganda

Changing lives in Uganda

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 in General News, Project News

As well as our work in northern Uganda, JMT is also active in the south-west of the country, working with our partners at the Orphan Care Programme in Ibanda to provide children with access to education. We continue to support around 50 children through primary school, and a further 30 through secondary school. At primary […]

Nearly £1,000 raised from Christmas card sales

Nearly £1,000 raised from Christmas card sales

Posted on Jan 10, 2018 in Fundraising News

Thank you to all those who bought JMT Christmas cards in 2017. As well as raising funds, sending the cards helps raise the profile of JMT and spreads the word about our work. Sales of JMT cards raised nearly £1,000 for our African projects and will make a big difference to people’s lives. Special thanks […]

New books for a new school year

New books for a new school year

Posted on Jan 22, 2017 in Project News

Children at our partner school in Kitgum, northern Uganda, are beginning the new academic year with access to 200 new books to help them in their studies. In discussions with the JMT team last year, Christian Comfort Ministries (CCM) highlighted its lack of text books, explaining that the government only provides such books to schools […]

Stockholm marathon runners raise £2,400 for JMT

Stockholm marathon runners raise £2,400 for JMT

Posted on Jun 6, 2016 in Fundraising News

Congratulations to David and Anna Marsh who have completed their first marathon, and raised an amazing £2,400 for JMT in the process! Running in the Stockholm marathon on Saturday 4th June, Anna finished in 4 hours and 41 minutes, and David in 3 hours and 54 minutes. We’re very grateful to David and Anna, and all […]

JMT runners complete Paris marathon

JMT runners complete Paris marathon

Posted on Apr 6, 2016 in Fundraising News

Maisie De Wolf and Jack Simmons ran the Paris marathon for JMT on 3rd April 2016. Wearing kit emblazoned with the JMT logo, Maisie completed the event in 4 hours and 20 minutes, and Jack in 4 hours and 2 minutes. Congratulations and great thanks to Maisie, Jack and all who sponsored them. The money raised […]