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Business Development & Partnerships Manager Wanted

Junior Achievement Africa is seeking a Regional Partnerships Manager to lead the new business and resource mobilization efforts of the organization, establish as well as manage relationships with funders and partners. The position in based in Accra, Ghana. Click here for Job Description and application information.

50+ Global Speakers to Discuss Entrepreneurship at Student Entrepreneurship Week Ghana

JA Africa is partnering with SFAN (Stars From All Nations) on the first-ever Student Entrepreneurship Week in Ghana to be held from July 26-28t at British Council Accra & Kempinski Hotel Accra, Ghana.  Student Entrepreneurship Week Ghana participants will benefit from a range of insightful high-level keynote sessions, thought leadership panel sessions, masterclasses, office hours, and …

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Building Skills for the Present and Future of Africa

By 2030, the largest workforce in the world will be African. This generation is arguably the last to have been nursed into the idea of an education system delivering a job. Indeed, the fast-changing global workforce nudges both public and private actors to re-evaluate workforce readiness. At the moment, and in the future, uncertainty spurs …

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JA South Africa and Delta Air Lines Deliver Entrepreneurship Education Program

In line with Delta Air Lines’ support of Junior Achievement’s work in a number of markets around the globe, Delta strengthened its commitment to education by expanding its partnership to Junior Achievement Africa. JA (Junior Achievement) Africa has received a grant from Delta Air lines to support its youth economic empowerment programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. …

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JA Tanzania and Coca-Cola Kwanza Organize Job Shadow for 30 students

JA programs such as JA Job shadow help students assess their personal skills, interests, and values; understand the economic benefits of education; explore career options; learn job-hunting skills; and practice personal and business financial management. On 1st June, 2018, JA Tanzania took 30 students from five high schools in Dar es Salaam for a Job …

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How Mentorship Grows Youth to Discover their Potential

Mentorship is a big part of JA’s work; the idea that someone with more experience would take a young person by the hand and guide them as they navigate life and career. It is something I am very passionate about and believe other professionals should invest time in. Let me tell you about my experience …

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How Junior Achievement Ignited my Entrepreneurial Potential

The same way I struggled to correctly spell and pronounce the word ‘entrepreneurship’, I grappled with what it really meant. I was introduced to this word by the CEO of Junior Achievement (JA) Uganda, Josephine Kaleebi, in 2013. I was in Uganda for pursuing my bachelor’s degree in medicine at the University of Groningen, in …

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JA Africa Countries Celebrate Global Money Week 2018

Across Africa during Global Money Week (12th-15th March 2018), students in countries where JA Africa works built their financial literacy skills by visiting some of the pillar institutions of the economy. Students visited the stock exchanges of Tanzania, and the Central Bank of Kenya to name a few. In order to have true financial inclusion …

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9 Things Every Young Entrepreneur Must Know in 2018

Whether you are an Entrepreneur or desire to be one by chance or choice, driven by impact or profit, there are a number of things that are crucial to the growth of your Business or Ideas. These nuggets, in my opinion, represent what could change the face of doing business in Africa for Young Entrepreneurs. …

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