JA WORLDWIDE IS A PROUD PARTNER OF GEW
Junior Achievement South Africa (JASA)

provides engaging entrepreneurial programmes which foster confident, empowered young people who are possibility seekers and creators of opportunities.

Through these programmes JASA aims to contribute to meaningful economic participation by nurturing entrepreneurial thinking among young people.


SUCCESS STORY : PRAISE NDEBELE
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This is indeed a young man who grabs every opportunity that comes his way and who is a true ambassador for the JASA brand. In his Grade 10 and 11 years, he took part in several JASA programmes, including the JA Titan, the Social Innovation Relay, the Entrepreneurship Academy Programme and the Blackberry Innovation Camp.

The programmes, funded by Oracle, were hosted at Praise's school, Ponelopele Secondary School in Midrand, in 2012 and 2013 and were facilitated by Lucky Matsangu.

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Junior Achievement South Africa Celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013
During one week each November, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.

These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors-introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities. This year, Junior Achievement South Africa (JASA) will be helping to inspire possible entrepreneurs with a range of events designed to highlight the importance of entrepreneurship in South Africa.
The JASA programmes taught me how to run a successful business. I also learned how to work with people and, as a General Manager, all about responsibility.
JASA IN THE MEDIA
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Financial Accounting Student and JASA Alumnus 2013
Praise Ndebele hit the headlines at the beginning of 2014 after he acheived the best 2013 matric results in Gauteng, scoring eight distinctions including 98% for Economics and 100% for Mathematics, Accounting and Business Studies.

Using his hard earned results, he has decided to study Financial Accounting at the University of Cape Town with the aim of becoming a Chartered Accountant.
ARTICLES OF INTEREST
Listen to the podcast of our Managing Director, Linda McClure's interview on the David O'Sullivan show on 702
here
The launch of JASA's GEW efforts took place on 18th November 2013 and brought together Junior Achievement stakeholders and other organisations dedicated to increasing entrepreneurship in South Africa.

The event, hosted by Carol Ralefeta, a successful entrepreneur in her own right, highlighted several of Junior Achievements up-and-coming alumni, allowing them to share their entrepreneurial journey and how their Junior Achievement experience made it possible.
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