Achiever: The JA Africa Blog

October 6, 2019

JA Zimbabwe Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Junior Achievement (JA) Zimbabwe celebrated 20 years of inspiring young Zimbabweans for economic success on 4th October 2019. The event was held at Holiday Inn in […]
October 2, 2019

King Hamad Prize Honors JA Africa with Youth Enablers Award

JA Africa is honored to be a 2019 recipient of the UN King Hamad Prize for Youth Enablers in Achievement of the SDGs. This Global award […]
September 8, 2019

Keys to Quality Education for Africa’s Future Leaders

Education is arguably the single most sustainable investment for every individual. The return on investment from education is unparalleled. As said by Nelson Mandela, “Education is […]
August 24, 2019

JA Africa Announces 2019 Out Of School Youth Competition

JA Africa and Facebook announce  the 2019 Out Of School Youth (OOSY) Company of the Year Competition, sponsored by Facebook. This competition selects the winner of […]
August 23, 2019

Empowering Hearing-Impaired Students in Mauritius

People with hearing impairments are often underrepresented in the distribution of opportunities and socially marginalized in the African professional space. This is in part due to […]
August 21, 2019

Zambia’s First Lady Hosts Career Event for Youth with Disabilities

“This is one of the most memorable JA events I’ve ever had the pleasure of participating in,” said JA’s CEO, Elizabeth Bintliff. She was talking about […]
August 16, 2019

Training Green Entrepreneurs in Tanzania

JA Tanzania organized a GREENT Green Entrepreneurs Program for Tanzanian teachers, in partnership with JA Bulgaria. GREENT is an innovative, collaboratively-created set of tools that inspires […]
August 9, 2019

JA Ghana and Newmont Mining Hold Girls Leadership Camp

This month, JA Ghana organized a Leadership Camp for girls in partnership with Newmont Goldcorp Ghana. The camp, called New Futures for Girls, took place at […]
July 12, 2019

Equipping Startups in Ghana to Succeed

JA Ghana hosted a Start Up Academy from 8 – 13 July 2019 at the University of Ghana in Accra. The Start Up Academy is a […]
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