JA Alumni

July 13, 2018

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 […]
July 4, 2018

JA Nigeria concludes Nation-wide Hackathon in partnership with TechQuest

JA Nigeria (JAN) in partnership with TechQuest Nigeria set out to organize four hackathons for young developers to identify young tech talent to join the JAN […]
June 8, 2018

JA South Africa in Partnership with Delta Air Lines Deliver Company Program to Learners

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 […]
June 7, 2018

JA Uganda Alumnus Alex Kalanda Recounts His JA Experience

The JA program was introduced to our high school in February 2010. Together with 10 other classmates, we formed our company in April 2010 and by […]
June 7, 2018

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 […]
March 23, 2018

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 […]
March 16, 2018

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 […]
March 16, 2018

Meet JA Gabon Alumnus and Young Entrepreneur – Willy Moreau, Founder, Ana & Will

Willy Moreau is a young entrepreneur who participated in JA Gabon’s Company Program, funded by Citi Foundation in 2015. At that time he was a high-school […]
March 15, 2018

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 […]
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