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JA Zimbabwe and Project Management Institute Educational Foundation partner to scale up Project Management in Youth Ecosystems to impact over 4,000 students in Zimbabwe

13 May, 2022, Harare- JA Zimbabwe officially launched a new partnership with Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) last week at Prince Edward School. The partnership, which falls under the Entrepreneurship & Work-readiness pillars, will empower over 4,000 high school students in Zimbabwe. The project seeks to build project management skills by integrating project management into the JA Company Program and a minimum of...

Student Company Mystery Munch Bags Two Awards

Mystery Munch Company, from Eveline Girls High, has received the Ciena Solutions Sustainability Award 2021 and a grant from UNICEF to pilot their energy bar in three schools around Bulawayo. The Mystery Munch Company innovated a no bake snack bar targeting young people and the aged. The snack bar is an organic ingredients-made, preservatives-free meant to meet the nutritional needs of the said age group. The Company recently participated in the...

FedEx, Citi Foundation and Others Support Youth Entrepreneurship as JA Africa Hosts 11th Company of the Year Competition

February 21, 2022, Accra - JA Africa’s Company of the Year Competition (COY) returns for the 11th edition from February 24 – 26, 2022, bringing together Africa’s most impressive high school entrepreneurs for this contest of business skills, ingenuity, and innovation. COY 2021 will be hosted virtually by JA Mauritius under the theme ‘Innovating with Grit.’ The theme is inspired by students who have demonstrated resilience and...

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Introduction Junior Achievement Zimbabwe, Silveira House and Plan International are  implementing Youth Economic Empowerment and Social Cohesion Project in Mwenezi district with young people aged 15-24. The project is aiming to capacitate young people with relevant tools and skills to participate in the economy. Following market survey the project realized that access to information is one of the major barriers for youths to participate in...

JA Zimbabwe welcomes new Board Chair

JA Zimbabwe welcomes Dr. Nigel M. K. Chanakira as the new Board Chair, effective 11 January, 2022. Dr. Nigel Chanakaira is the Director at Riskflow Group. He is a Zimbabwean businessman, philanthropist and the founder of Kingdom Bank. He is an economist and success facilitator for leaders, entrepreneurs, managers and kids. Besides being the Chairman of JA Zimbabwe, he is also the Chairman of Success Motivation institute for Zimbabwe/Africa. He...

TENDER NOTICE

JA Zimbabwe Topics: Tender Notice Release Date: Tuesday, 18 January 2022 JA Zimbabwe is inviting sealed bids for two vehicles Hardbody Single Cab 2008 and Mazda Familia 2001. Inspection can be done from Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 January 2022 between 8:30am and 4:30pm, and Monday 24 January 2022 between 08:30am and 11:30am. Persons who are interested in purchasing any of the vehicles are invited to address and deliver bids titled...

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...