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Creating Bright, Boundless Futures for South Africa’s Youth

Johannesburg, 24 January 2023: In August 2022, Z Zurich Foundation, announced a three-year partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide and Junior Achievement (JA) Africa that will enable thousands of youth across Africa to access (JA) programs that will set them on the path to success, not just as individuals but as leaders who influence positive change …

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Zimbabwe’s Hekima Inc. Emerges Victorious at the 2022 JA Africa Company of the Year Entrepreneurship Competition

Hekima Inc., a software development company started by JA students from Maranatha Christian High School in Zimbabwe have emerged grand prize winners at the 2022 JA Africa Company of the Year Competition (COY). On a mission to make education accessible to all, Hekima Inc. created Study Buddie, an app designed to help students develop better …

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Africa’s Largest High School Entrepreneurship Competition Returns to Unearth the Continent’s Next Unicorns

Lagos, 1st December, 2022: The JA Africa Company of the Year (COY) Competition, Africa’s largest high school entrepreneurship competition returns for the 12th year in a row and first in-person meeting post-COVID, after two successful virtual competitions. Lagos, Nigeria will take center stage for this competition from 7th to 9th December under the theme, “Fueling …

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JA Eswatini Honored at Eswatini Customer Service Excellence Awards

JA Eswatini has been awarded the Dig Tech Innovative Experience Award for the JA Eswatini/Eswatini Bank Card at the Eswatini Customer Service Excellence Awards. This annual event, facilitated by IRDM University College, a channel partner of (CICM) recognizes, promotes and rewards excellence, professionalism, and outstanding performances in all sectors of the economy and the emphasis …

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Inclusive Education: Empowering PWDs with Entrepreneurial and Leadership skills

Inclusive education is a necessity. According to UNICEF, an estimated 90% of children living with disabilities in developing countries are out of school. The World Health Organisation (WHO) report shows that an estimated 25 million disabled persons in Nigeria live with at least one form of disability. With the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 that …

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Delta and JA Africa Further STEM and Business Education

ACCRA, 18 October 2022 – Delta Air Lines and Junior Achievement Africa have renewed their partnership to advance business and STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) education among young people across the continent. Junior Achievement is one of Africa’s largest and most impactful youth-serving NGOs delivering hands-on, immersive learning in work, financial health, entrepreneurship, sustainability, …

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The Coca Cola Foundation and Tomorrow Foundation Partner with JA Africa to Boost Youth Entrepreneurship in Francophone Africa

Abidjan, 17th October, 22: JA Africa, one of the largest and most-impactful youth-serving NGOs in Africa, has partnered with The Coca-Cola Foundation and Tomorrow Foundation to launch programs that will focus on equipping youth in Francophone Africa with the requisite digital literacy, financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness skills to thrive in the new digital …

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JA Africa and Prudence Foundation Premiere the Cha-Ching Money Show

Bringing Financial Literacy to Every African Household Accra, October 6, 2022 – Prudence Foundation, the community investment arm of Prudential Plc, has partnered with JA Africa, one of the largest and most-impactful youth-serving NGOs in Africa, to launch the Cha-Ching Money Show with Adanna and Emeka, a TV series which aims to instill sound financial …

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Watch the “Peace Through Prosperity” Webinar

JA Africa’s Peace Through Prosperity webinar engaged partners and industry experts in a thought leadership conversations about how JA Africa contributes to peacebuilding on the continent, partners behind the organization’s impact and why investing in economic empowerment of young Africans holds the key to promoting peace and sustainable development on the continent. Watch the recording …

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JA Africa Joins Global Citizen to Take Actions to End Extreme Poverty

Accra, September xx , 2022 – Global Citizen, an international advocacy organization,  dedicated to achieving the end of extreme poverty, has selected JA Africa, one of the largest and most-impactful youth-serving NGOs in Africa, as one of the causes they will be supporting at the Global Citizen Festival: Accra. The event will take place at …

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