Who We Are
Who We Are
Junior Achievement (JA) Ghana is a member of JA Worldwide, one of the world’s largest global, nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success by enhancing the relevance of education. JA’s unique and experiential programs focus on the areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.
Junior Achievement was...
… founded in the United States in 1919 to help prepare immigrant youth to enter the workforce in the country, without being disadvantaged in terms of preparedness. In 1955, JA expanded beyond the United States and today its programs are delivered to young people across the world.
Today, that mission ...
… and those approaches have been replicated in over 122 countries worldwide, reaching more than 125 million young people. Throughout its over 30-year history in Africa, JA has successfully developed programs that build entrepreneurial skills through real-world business experiences.
JA Ghana have served over 20,000 Ghanaian youth in over 80 schools/institutions, across the country, with financial, in-kind and volunteer support from stakeholders such as Nokia, Coca-Cola, Barclays Bank, Newmont Goldcorp Ghana, Goldfields Ghana Ltd, Fidelity Bank, GE, Prudential Life Insurance Ghana, Delta Airlines, Aiducation International and Swiss Re.
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@JuniorCampGhana @Abocco @kwazibruce @Ghanathink @ja_africa Interested schools can call the office on Mondays at 030 272 8249 or send an email to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
@Abocco @kwazibruce @Ghanathink @ja_africa @JuniorCampGhana Hi Ato, we’re currently rolling out a blended learning version of our curriculum in about 30 high schools across Ghana. We’re also working to recruit more schools. The current cycle will run until August 2022, when students will compete in a national business pitch competition.Read More
He was recently recognized as and awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Hall of Eminence Awards, for his efforts and impact in the society. Congratulations to you Theophilus! We are proud of you! Feel free to leave an encouraging word for Theophilus in the comment section https://t.co/i4GsCD5Be1Read More
Today we throw our alumni spotlight on Theophilus Ampah, Founder and Manager of Kreative Concept, an organization that pools, nurtures and supports talents within the creative industry. Theophilus Ampah is a past beneficiary of JA Ghana's Swiss Re Startup Academy, Cohort 3. https://t.co/f1Wf4hOubWRead More
If you're looking for an excuse you would always find one. And if you don't find one, you could create one. How about you inject the same energy into making something worthwhile work. Get up and get it done! Have a fulfilling Monday! #WeAreJA #inspire #prepare #succeed https://t.co/lkUmO33rK8Read More
Today we commence the opening of the maiden edition of Compassion Entrepreneurship Program! Over 50 young people convene to ideate through new innovations to start and manage their own small businesses alongside coaching by industry experts. CEP 2021-Innovation for Impact! https://t.co/HVOr1D6bByRead More
Have you been looking for that volunteering opportunity to make an impact where it matters! If you have an acumen for entrepreneurship, sign up below to become a volunteer! #WeAreJA #inspire #prepare #succeed https://t.co/MZS1XsMHccRead More
The start of anything new is an opportunity to give it an another try, this time, your best shot! Happy New Week! Comment below how you're approaching the week! #weareJA #Inspire #prepare #succeed https://t.co/Z3dIjbXugFRead More
Who's excited for our latest and upcoming project? JA Ghana and Compassion International are co-covening about 50 young promising students with an interest in entrepreneurship to be exposed and empowered through the Compassion Entrepreneurship Project. #inspire #prepare #succeed https://t.co/AAYBcdfPW3Read More
Get ready for Twitter Job-Shadow Day, when you'll have the unique opportunity to connect virtually with Twitter employees for part pf their day! On May 20 and 21, 2021, you'll learn what it feels like to work at Twitter! Deadline is tomorrow! Don't slack! https://t.co/oePxU9HtVpRead More