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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 Changemakers.” COY is JA Africa’s annual celebration of winning teams from...

HEKIMA INC (MARANATHA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL) EMERGE AS WINNERS AT THE JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT ZIMBABWE 2022 NATIONAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR (NCOY) COMPETITION

Hekina Inc a Student Company from Marantha Christian High emerged as the overall winner of the 2022 National Company of the Year Competitions. The team will be representing Zimbabwe at the Junior Achievement Company of the Year (ACOY) Competition to be held in Lagos, Nigeria from the 7th to the 9th of December. The competition gathered 15 winning student companies from Midlands, Harare, Bulawayo, Mutare and Masvingo to contest for the National...

Call For Tenders

Request for Quotation (RFQ) SUPPLY OF HAIRDRESSING EQUIPMENT IN HARARE REF: TN/JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT ZIMBABWE JA Zimbabwe has zero tolerance towards fraud, bribery and corruption JA Zimbabwe does not ask for money for bids. If approached for money or other favours, if you have any suspicions of attempted fraud, bribery or corruption please report immediately.   Please provide as much detail as possible with any reports. JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT...

JA Zimbabwe School Shortlisted for World’s Best School Prize for Innovation

You can find one of the world’s best schools in the bustling city of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Eveline High School, a 112-year-old educational institution that serves 1,100 girls ages 13 to 18, has a reputation for resilience and excellence in education. Because it includes JA learning experiences in its curriculum, it’s also considered a JA school. And this year, it has been shortlisted for the 2022 World’s Best School Prize for Innovation....

JA Zimbabwe Launches GO-BEYOND to Help Rehabilitate Juvenile Offenders

JA Zimbabwe has launched The Green Opportunities through Building Entrepreneurship for Young Offenders’ Needs and Development (GO-BEYOND) project which seeks to rehabilitate juvenile offenders that are about to be released from prison through green enterprise development. The Project is supported by JA LABS, a collaborative learning program designed by JA worldwide to elevate innovations to reach underserved youth. The project is in response...

JA Zimbabwe and PMI Zimbabwe Chapter partner to deliver project management skills and knowledge to over 4000 students across Zimbabwe

JA Zimbabwe and Project Management Institute Zimbabwe officially signed a memorandum of understanding to help students participating in the project Elevating Project Management in Youth Ecosystem. The memorandum seeks to deliver project management skills and knowledge whilst integrating it into our JA programs. The partnership will ensure that young people achieve their goals, making their dreams a reality. The collaboration will establish a...

Rudo Mazhandu

When she graduated from university with a BSc in Chemical Engineering, Rudo Mazhandu faced the reality of unemployment in Zimbabwe’s challenging job market. She tried to get work in the public sector as a secondary school teacher; but the pay was low and her skills were being underutilized. She left the job in less than a year. In December 2014, Rudo decided to start her own soap making business. Rudo registered her company which trades as...

Eugene Jamu

Eugene Kudzai Jamu is a young entrepreneur aged 25 years. He started interacting with JA Zimbabwe in 2014 when he was in high school. “During my time at high school we did not have the Junior Achievement Company Program so l managed to participate in the workshops done for all schools. I first attended a workshop in Bindura where JA Zimbabwe talked about entrepreneurship and career guidance”, said Eugene. He believes that the workshops he...

Zandile Moyo

Meet Zandile Moyo a 26-year-old from Bulawayo who has taken the town by storm, decorating and planning events and wedding for the rich and famous of Zimbabwe’s second capital city. She is one of the directors and the founding members of Doug and Flora Events, Doug and Flora Events is a bespoke and luxury events service provider. They offer catering, events decor, interior design and deco as well as equipment hire. “I run this event planning...

JA Partner School, Eveline High School, Shortlisted for new $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes

Eveline High School, a JA partner school in Zimbabwe since 2017, has been named in the Top 10 shortlisted schools for the $250,000 World’s Best School Prize for Innovation. The World’s Best School Prizes, founded by T4 Education in partnership with Accenture, American Express, Yayasan Hasanah, Templeton World Charity Foundation, and the Lemann Foundation, celebrate schools everywhere for the pivotal role they play in developing the...