Mastercard-funded YEDP participants finish mentorship phase and continue developing businesses

Many fledgling businesses came out of the Mastercard-funded Youth Enterprise Development Programmes 2018 In 2018, Mastercard funded six Youth Enterprise Development Programmes targeting young women, which were hosted at four centres in Gauteng, one in Limpopo and one in the Western Cape. After the 20-week incubator phase participants were then offered mentorship for a further […]

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Kliptown Youth Enterprise Development Programme Applications

Spaces still available for the Youth Enterprise Development Programme in Kliptown If you live in the area and you want to apply, please join the final briefing session on Tuesday 15 January at 10am at the Kliptown Youth Project, 49 Station Road, Kliptown. For enquiries, please call Thapelo Siasia on 011 528 8670. […]

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Congratulations to Gauteng graduates of the Mastercard-funded Youth Enterprise Development Programme 2018

Well done Gauteng YEDP Class of 2018! On Thursday 26 July, 128 Gauteng-based young women graduated from the coursework component of the JASA Youth Enterprise Development Programme. Many of these women rented gowns for the ceremony that was generously hosted by SAP at their offices in Woodmead. “Together with likeminded organisations like JASA, we can […]

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Congratulations to the Transnet-funded YEDP graduates in KZN!

With 24 students on the programme, 19 different businesses have been initiated The Transnet-funded Youth Enterprise Development Programme held at the Umkhumbane Entrepreneurial Support Centre in Wiggins, Durban held their certification ceremony today, Friday 29 June. The 24 participants have started 19 business ventures, with some working together to manifest their entrepreneurial dreams. These range […]

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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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The indelible impression of JASA volunteers

Our corporate donors extend their partnerships with JASA in myriad ways. In 2017, many of our 117 volunteers were staff members of funders, who served as mentors on the programmes. National Programmes Manager Terence Modiba explains: “The ideal is for volunteers to get involved on topics related to their field of expertise, which could range […]

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Recruitment is open for five Transnet-funded Youth Enterprise Development programmes in North West, Limpopo, Eastern Cape and Western Cape

Recruitment is open for five Transnet-funded Youth Enterprise Development programmes in North West, Limpopo, Eastern Cape and Western Cape Transnet will be funding five Youth Enterprise Development Programmes, for out of school youth, to be run at the following community centres: North West Rustenburg and Klerksdorp at the PASA and Kgatelapele Skills Development Centres Contact […]

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Mastercard-funded Youth Enterprise Development Programme is recruiting women 18-35 at selected community centres

Mastercard-funded Youth Enterprise Development Programme is recruiting women 18-35 at selected community centres in Gauteng, Western Cape and Limpopo Do you have a great business idea? Do dream of becoming an entrepreneur? Are you a woman between 18 and 35? Are you out of school – unemployed or self-employed? Do you have Grade 10 education […]

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Mastercard-funded Youth Enterprise Development Programme Graduation 2017

Mastercard funded Youth Enterprise Development Programme graduation Funded by Mastercard, the 20-week JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme targeted 210 women in three provinces. The graduation ceremony for Gauteng was held in Johannesburg on 5 July, where more than 160 out-of-school, unemployed or self-employed young women between the ages of 18 and 35 graduated […]

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