Junior Achievement (JA) Ghana, a member of JA Worldwide, one of the world’s largest global, nonprofit organizations dedicated to empowering young people to own their economic success by enhancing the relevance of education, joins AmCham Ghana.
JA’s unique and experiential programs focus on the areas of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Their programs employ a range of hands-on activities to give young people the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills practically.
JA gives students the knowledge and skills to start and manage their businesses and to apply entrepreneurial thinking to solve everyday problems. They work to expand young peoples’ abilities to manage their finances smartly and effectively, through proven programs.
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.
Since its establishment in Ghana in 2008, JA Ghana has 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, Newmont Goldcorp Ghana, Goldfields Ghana Ltd, Fidelity Bank, GE, Prudential Life Insurance Ghana, Delta Airlines, Aiducation International and Swiss Re. Learn more…
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