Achiever: The JA Africa Blog

July 4, 2018

JA Nigeria and TechQuest Partner on Hackathon

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 25, 2018

JA South Africa Alumni Pitch Business Ideas at We Connect Conference

30th May, 2018 – We Connect International, a global network that connects women-owned businesses to qualified buyers around the world, hosted a pitching competition for seven JA […]
June 8, 2018

JA South Africa and Delta Air Lines Deliver Entrepreneurship Education Program

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 […]
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 […]
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