Achiever: The JA Africa Blog

May 17, 2018

JA Ghana Welcomes New Executive Director

Junior Achievement (JA) Ghana is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Odjobi Kwakye as its new Executive Director. Mr. Kwakye is a development professional with […]
April 27, 2018

JA Gabon, ANPI-Gabon and Bpifrance to support Innovative Entrepreneurial Initiatives

At the 3rd Annual Conference of the International Network of Francophone Investment Promotion Agencies (RIAFPI) in Libreville, the Director of the National Agency for Investment Promotion […]
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 […]
March 13, 2018

JA Senegal and Delta Air Lines Launch #Innovation Camp in Dakar, Senegal

For Immediate Release 13th March, 2018 – JA Senegal partnered with Delta Air Lines to run an Innovation Camp, which was held at Place du Souvenir […]
March 12, 2018

Teaching Success to Africa’s Youth

Dear Friend, I frequently receive requests from young people across Africa looking for a mentor. Oftentimes they want me to be their mentor. Sometimes they just […]
March 12, 2018

The Ultimate CEO, Rossa Wangechi

Seventeen year-old Rossa Wangechi of St. Georges Girls Secondary School in Kenya completed the Company Program, an entrepreneurship education program by Junior Achievement. She recounts her […]
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