JA South Africa at the WeConnect conference 2019

JASA Alumni pitch their businesses to a panel at WeConnect On Wednesday, 20 February JASA alumni had the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to a judging panel of WeConnect South Africa members and international guests. WeConnect helps women-owned businesses succeed in global value chains by linking their members to multinational corporate buyers. Hosted by […]

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World Food Day: Urban farmers are producing affordable food #WFD2018

On World Food Day we ask: Can small-scale farmers make a decent living? #WFD2018 With rising food prices and a high unemployment rate, millions of South Africans go hungry each day. Simultaneously, it has become almost impossible for new farmers to make a decent living. There has been a downward trend for the past 30 […]

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Applications for virtual out-of-school JA Africa Regional Company of the Year are open

Calling Youth Enterprise Development 2017 and 2018 Alumni to apply for online JA Africa Regional Company of the Year competition Are you a JASA Youth Enterprise Development Programme graduate of 2017 or 2018? Have you started a company that provides a product or service or are you developing your business idea? Can you submit your […]

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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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Congratulations to three winning pitches of JASA alumni at We Connect

Three JASA Alumni were awarded cash prizes at We Connect conference We Connect hosted a pitching competition for seven JASA Youth Enterprise Development Programme alumni at their annual conference at Ernst & Young in Sandton on 1 June. Seven women had the nerve-wracking experience of pitching their businesses to a panel of We Connect members […]

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