Six-year pilot will expose 600 students to successive STEM2D Programmes

Standard Bank Tutuwa Community Foundation partners with JASA to provide STEM2D Programmes to one cohort for six consecutive years This pilot, which was launched this year, will continue until 2023, as a partnership between JA South Africa and the Standard Bank Tutuwa Community Foundation, with key implementing partner Siyafunda CTC. The same cohort of more […]

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Advancing a culture of entrepreneurship in schools

The Foundation for the Advancement of Entrepreneurial & Technology Education hosted a conference earlier this week, on 13 and 14 August, at GEN Africa at 22 On Sloane, supported by JASA. Founder of the organisation, Simon White, spoke about the implementation of entrepreneurial education in a school, based on his direct experience as principal of […]

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Is solar energy unaffordable for disadvantaged communities that have no electricity?

Zandspruit entrepreneurs dispel the perception that solar power is too expensive for disadvantaged communities. JASA visited Zandspruit in Gauteng to talk to entrepreneurs who use solar energy to power their businesses. There is no electricity in their area but they have discovered that solar energy can be reliable and cost effective. Flo uses solar for […]

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Investec-sponsored JA programme reaches 168 learners

In preparation for the school Market Day, Elethu Themba Secondary School learners brush up on their financial literacy skills Made possible through sponsorship by Investec’s Kgomo Project, 168 Grade 8 learners at Elethu Themba Secondary School in Eikenhof, Gauteng, played the Wealth Creation Game (aka “The Spaza Shop game”) in a one-day intervention. The students […]

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JASA Alumni Kate Kekana and Ashley Dhlamini attend the first ever JA Global Youth Forum

JA Worldwide hosts first Global Youth Forum, attended by two JASA alumni For the first ever Global Youth Forum, 400 JA alumni, accompanied by JA board members, staff and chaperones, converged at the Hotel Hacienda Cocoyoc in Morelos, Mexico from July 8 to 13, for a week full of addresses by global keynote speakers, entrepreneurship […]

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