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Citi Foundation and Junior Achievement Africa renew partnership to reach African Youth

November 24th 2017 – Junior Achievement Africa (JA) and the Citi Foundation’s renewed partnership aims to empower over 4,300 young people across eight African countries with a new $450,000 grant. Part of the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative ,the renewed partnership will help low-income youth to link education goals with leadership and entrepreneurship skills training …

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Meet the Teams Competing at #AfricaCOY17

JA (Junior Achievement) South Africa will be hosting the Regional Company of the Year Competition 2017, in collaboration with JA Africa. The event will take place from 6-8 December 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Company of the Year (COY) competition is an annual event and the culmination of JA’s highly- acclaimed Company Program which delivers …

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JA Ghana Launches the JA Company Program

Junior Achievement (JA) Ghana announces the launch of Junior Achievement’s (JA) flagship program, the JA Company Program®, which took place on the 26th of October, 2017 at JA Africa’s office on Jungle Road, East Legon – Accra. The JA Company Program is an experiential program that teaches high school students (SHS 1-3) how to start …

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CEO of Teach for Ghana speaks with JA Africa on educational reform

Daniel Dotse is the Founder and CEO of Teach for Ghana, an organization that fosters high quality leadership in education and contributes to ending educational inequity. Prior to establishing Teach For Ghana, Daniel worked as a biotechnologist at a large, US-based pharmaceutical company. Before he ventured into the pharmaceutical world, Daniel studied biomedical engineering at …

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JA Zimbabwe Takes Ten Thousand Girls to Work

Junior Achievement Zimbabwe held a Job Shadow Program targeting female students named “Take 10 000 Girls to Work” in Harare, Bulawayo, Mutare, Gweru, Kwekwe and Zvishavane. JA Zimbabwe partnered with several institutions to allow female students (Form 4-6) to shadow their employees for a day. Some of the students shadowed at Nestle Zimbabwe in the …

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JA Africa Alum participate in Unleash Innovation Lab 2017

By Farai Peter Munjoma On the 12th of August 2017, I travelled to Denmark with two other JA Africa Alumni, Rudo Muzhando from JA Zimbabwe and Wise Banda from JA Zambia, for the inaugural UNLEASH Innovation Lab. We joined 999 other young people from across the world, to work towards crafting solutions for the Sustainable …

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Meet the JA Nigeria Alum behind #AsoEbiBella

Nkechi ‘Ink’ Eze is the founder of AsoEbiBella, a platform to promote traditional styles. In her teens, she won several national and school awards and honours including Best Participating Student at Junior Achievement Nigeria LEAD Camp and was appointed Head Girl of her secondary school. In that same year, she earned a prestigious place at International Baccalaureate School United World …

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