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Allen Chinhanhu appointed Executive Director of Junior Achievement Zimbabwe

Harare – 23 August: JA Zimbabwe has announced the appointment of Munyaradzi Allen Chinhanhu as the new Executive Director. Allen commenced his new role on 23 August 2021. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in operations management, business development, program management, strategic planning, business management training and mentorship, and active team leadership. Allen says “I am excited to join the JA family and privileged to...

JA Africa Appoints Zimbabwean Phil Mlambo as Chief Operations Officer

Accra, Ghana, 28 June 2021 – Junior Achievement (JA) Africa today announced the appointment of Phil Mlambo as its new Chief Operations Officer with effect from July 1, 2021. He joins the executive management team at JA Africa from his previous role as Executive Director of JA Zimbabwe, a post he has held since 2005. A citizen of Zimbabwe, Mlambo is an experienced youth development specialist with a Master of Management in Public and...

JA Eswatini Wins Company of the Year Competition as African Leaders Advocate for Youth Excellence in Entrepreneurship

Accra, Ghana – JA Eswatini has won the 10th JA Africa Company of the Year (COY) Competition which was held online from March 25 – 27, 2021. This year, 44 student entrepreneurs from 11 countries including Côte d'Ivoire, Eswatini, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe competed for the coveted title of Company of the Year. In the end, Nagro Tech PTY Ltd. from Eswatini emerged overall winners,...

JA ZIMBABWE HELD ITS FIRST VIRTUAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION (COY)

On the 8th of February 2021 JA Zimbabwe held its first ever virtual Company of the Year Competitions. The event was hosted on zoom and aired on Facebook. Students submitted a Power Point Presentation, Company reports, and a four minute video pitch presentation about what their businesses are all about. The theme of the competition was ‘Lead to Succeed’. 9 schools across the country participated on the event and were judged by our esteemed...

Research Institute / Consultants to conduct a Randomised Control Trial and qualitative analysis on the Aflateen+ Life Skills and Financial Education programme in Zimbabwe

From: Aflatoun International, AmsterdamWhen: January 2021 – August 2023. The candidate should be available in February – April 2021 andDecember 2022 – February 2023.Deadline for submitting proposals: Monday 25 January 2021 Background Aflatoun International is a non-profit organization, which offers social and financial education tochildren and young people worldwide, empowering them to make a positive change for a moreequitable world....

Finance and Administration Officer Vacancy

Based in Mwenezi, Masvingo Province and is subject to Confirmation of funding Context:    Junior Achievement (JA)’s purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.   JA Zimbabwe’s long range aspiration is to be recognized by businesses, educators, and policymakers around the country as the premier organization for inspiring and preparing young people around the country to become successful,...

JA Zimbabwe launches a Digital learning platform for students

Junior Achievement Zimbabwe has launched a digital learning platform for students to learn at home.As schools are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic JA Zimbabwe decided to take the traditional classroom lessons online with the launch of the Moodle platform.Lessons include short videos, notes and recordings for Primary, Secondary and out of school students.The platform has 15 courses from all our pillars that is Entrepreneurship, Financial...

JA Zimbabwe partners with Standard Chartered Zimbabwe in the “Future Makers” program.

Junior Achievement Zimbabwe in partnership with Standard Chartered Zimbabwe on the 13th of March 2020 launched the program Future Makers. This program which is anchored in Employee Volunteerism will teach Financial Education to young people. The launch brought together Government ministries, JA Zimbabwe Board of Directors and staff, Standard Chartered staff, students, teachers and many other stakeholders. As part of the launch, JA Zimbabwe was...

Meet the Alumni Accelerator Award winners

More than 25 JA alumni from 16 countries applied with their great ideas to win one of the two cash prizes for the JA Alumni Accelerator Award, sponsored by FedEx. This award enables two JA alumni to move their business ideas from theory to reality, giving them the support they need and putting them in the driver’s seat. And the winners are . . . Winner: Edumus Award: US$12,000 Founder: Maria Rahamägi Country: Estonia –...