Founded in 1919, Junior Achievement is the world’s largest and fastest growing not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating young people about business, economics and free enterprise. In 2016, over 10 million young people participated in JA programs in 121 countries across the globe.

Junior Achievement (JA) Zimbabwe is a private sector initiative and became a Member Nation of JA Worldwide (initially JA International) in October 1998. JA is registered in Zimbabwe as a not-for profit trust organization. In 2017, Over 50,000 young people participated in JA Zimbabwe programs. More than 400,000 young people, both in-school and out-of-school, rural and urban took part in JA programs in Zimbabwe since 1999.