Achiever: The JA Africa Blog

March 1, 2017

Douglas Waswa – My JA Story: The Value of Volunteers

When I was in high school the JA program got launched in Nairobi and our school was fortunate to get involved in the program. It was […]
February 27, 2017

Up Close with Jean Chawapiwa, JA Africa’s Board Chair

JA: Why did you join the board of JA Africa and why do you think JA is important? JC: I was working for Rio Tinto as Vice President, Communications […]
February 21, 2017

JA Africa Supports UNLEASH

JA Africa is pleased to participate in UNLEASH, which is bringing together 1,000 students, academics, business people and other thought leaders to tackle some of the […]
February 15, 2017

Ugonna Achebe – JA Nigeria Alumnus recounts his JA experience

I got involved with Junior Achievement Nigeria in secondary school. Our seniors participated in the JA Company Program and we saw how they lit up the […]
February 15, 2017

Unlocking Entrepreneurship Talent

When she graduated from university with a BSc in Chemical Engineering, 31 year-old Rudo Mazhandu faced the reality of unemployment in Zimbabwe’s challenging job market. She […]
February 2, 2017

JA Ghana Re-Launches

              Official Launch of Junior Achievement Ghana Junior Achievement (JA) Ghana, a member of JA Worldwide, one of the largest organizations in the world dedicated to youth […]
January 23, 2017

JA Africa Partners with African Leadership Academy

Press Release                                                 […]
January 6, 2017

The Value of Awards in Giving Youth Direction

By Elizabeth Bintliff, CEO, JA Africa A few weeks ago on a flight back to Accra from Nairobi I struck up a conversation with the young […]
December 24, 2016

JA Zambia Students Recount COY Experience

JA Africa hosted its 6th Annual Regional Company of the Year competition in Harare, Zimbabwe from 7th to 9th December 2016. This event is the capstone […]
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