Marketing overview

Marketing Overview 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Congress Delegates from 173 countries gathered at the first Global Entrepreneurship Congress to be held on the African continent, in Johannesburg. JASA shared a stall with top sponsor Transnet and our MD Nelly Mofokeng was joined by three former winners of the Transnet South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) Young […]

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National Programme Manager’s Report

National Programme Manager’s Report 2017 In 2017, we were able to reach 33 primary schools, providing them with the following programmes: Enterprise Development, with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D) careers, Environmental Entrepreneurs, and More than Money. Students from 49 high schools participated in the following programmes: Entrepreneurship Academy, a […]

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Funders 2017

FUNDERS 2017 We are grateful to all our funders, many of whom have forged deep partnerships with JA South Africa. Not only do they fund our programmes but they also work with us in diverse ways – organising competitions and shaping further opportunities for the learners with the most potential; collaborating with us to gain […]

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Highlights of 2017

Highlights 2017 The first Global Entrepreneurship Congress on the African continent was held in March in Johannesburg, attracting over 5 000 delegates. JA South Africa had a stand with our top funder, Transnet, and three of our alumni were amongst the 50 finalists to pitch to investors. The JA Entrepreneurship Academy and Youth Enterprise Development […]

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Board Chair’s Report

Board Chair’s Report In the 2017 budget speech, alarming statistics describing South Africa’s current economic state were noted: over half of all grade five learners are unable to read adequately in any language and 75% of school leavers are left unemployed five years after entering the labour market. Looking at these figures in the context […]

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Finance Report 2017

Finance Report 2017 Despite the tough economic climate, we managed to secure 91% of our budgeted income for 2017. Total revenue for the year amounted to R13 737 868, which was 11.2% less than 2016, with this decrease mainly attributed to the reduced funding received for the Enterprise Programme. Through ongoing monitoring of expenditure our […]

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Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba’s address at the Africa Region Company of the Year Competition is worth watching as we reflect on Human Rights this week

Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba’s address at the Africa Region Company of the Year Competition is worth watching as we reflect on Human Rights this week We were honoured to have City of Johannesburg Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba as our guest speaker at the Awards Dinner of the JA Africa regional Company of the Year Competition […]

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