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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 –...

Junior Achievement Africa Hosts 9th Annual Africa Company of the Year Competition

Accra, Ghana – Junior Achievement (JA) Africa is proud to announce that the 2019 Regional Company of the Year (COY) Competition will return to Accra, Ghana. The competition will bring together Company Program students from the 15 African countries where JA works in Africa. The event will take place from 4-6 December 2019 at the Swiss Spirit Hotel and Alisa Suitesunder the theme “Activating Disruptors”, which challenges the students to...

JA Zimbabwe honored with an award at the SMEs Expo

Junior Achievement Zimbabwe students from Safe and Inclusive Cities (SAIC) were recently awarded a silver medal in the Hospitality and Tourism/Curios category at the just ended 6th edition of the SMEs International Expo in Harare. The SMEs Expo was a 4 day event and youths had an opportunity to exhibit their businesses and also forge new business ventures. The award is a testimony of what JA Zimbabwe is doing for youths around the country. It...