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Oct 05 2022

How to Learn Problem-solving Skills

When you have a problem, the first thing that probably comes to mind is figuring out how to solve it. After all, if you already know the solution, there wouldn’t be a problem in the first place. Problem-solving requires logic and reasoning skills, which are...
Oct 02 2022

Essential Skills for the Future of Uganda

As Uganda looks to the future, it’s clear that certain skills will be essential for solving tomorrow’s problems. Technology skills, soft skills, problem-solving skills, creativity skills, and collaboration skills will all be vital in helping the country...
Sep 30 2022

What Does Business Innovation Mean, and Why is it Important?

What, specifically, is business innovation? Companies must innovate to stay relevant and not be left behind as technological advances disrupt all industries. Innovative companies are not only rewarded for being prepared for the future but also for having top talent...
Sep 28 2022

Benefits of Entrepreneurship Education to Ugandan Students

We will discuss five advantages of entrepreneurship education and why Uganda needs more young entrepreneurs now than ever. Indeed, students can benefit from entrepreneurship education even before they enter university.
Aug 19 2022

5 Reasons why Financial Literacy is important for young people in Uganda

Knowing how to manage money is essential with the current state of the economy. This is especially true for young people, who need to develop good money management habits now to secure their financial future.
Aug 13 2022

JA Worldwide and JA Africa Announce Partnership with Z Zurich Foundation to Create Bright, Boundless Futures for African Youth

This three-year partnership will enable thousands of youth to access JA programs to set them on the path to success, not just as individuals but as leaders who will influence positive change within their communities. The partnership will also enable JA Africa to...
Geoffrey Wakhakuyu Speaks to NTV
Feb 12 2021

Tackling learners’ Challenges as Schools re-open: JA Uganda CEO, Geoffrey Wakhakuyu Speaks to NTV

The Ministry of Education has released details relating to how learners can return to class following the imposed restrictions caused by Covid-19. In the interim there have been calls to ensure learners are appropriately skilled in the process. To help us appreciate...
JA Africa and Prudence Foundation Establish 3-Year Partnership to Expand Cha-Ching Program in Africa
Nov 25 2020

JA Africa and Prudence Foundation Establish 3-Year Partnership to Expand Cha-Ching Program in Africa

JA Africa and Prudence Foundation, the community investment arm of Prudential in Asia and Africa, announce a new three-year partnership to educate and inspire Africa’s youth on financial literacy through the Cha-Ching program. The Cha-Ching program primarily targets...
Sep 28 2022

Benefits of Entrepreneurship Education to Ugandan Students

We will discuss five advantages of entrepreneurship education and why Uganda needs more young entrepreneurs now than ever. Indeed, students can benefit from entrepreneurship education even before they enter university.
Aug 21 2022

JA Worldwide Ranks in the Top 100—and the #1 Nonprofit—on Fast Company’s Annual List of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators in the World

[Accra, Ghana], August 2, 2022 — Fast Company today announced its fourth annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, honoring organizations and businesses that demonstrate a steadfast commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels. JA Worldwide enters the top-100...
Aug 13 2022

JA Worldwide and JA Africa Announce Partnership with Z Zurich Foundation to Create Bright, Boundless Futures for African Youth

This three-year partnership will enable thousands of youth to access JA programs to set them on the path to success, not just as individuals but as leaders who will influence positive change within their communities. The partnership will also enable JA Africa to...
May 23 2022

JA Worldwide and BASF announce Youth Voices for Sustainable Future, Innovation Challenge for a Just Transition

With climate change being one of the most urgent challenges facing society, BASF has launched a partnership with JA Worldwide and eight JA member nations to encourage young people to contribute to a just transition and a sustainable future. Today, young people make up...
Feb 24 2022

FedEx, Citi Foundation and Others Support Youth Entrepreneurship as JA Africa Hosts 11th Company of the Year Competition

Nine teams have emerged as finalists from Côte d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, and will battle to impress JA Africa’s panel of judges
Feb 07 2022

Junior Achievement Uganda Announces a Partnership with Ray of Hope Medical Missions

Junior Achievement (JA) Uganda and Ray of Hope Medical Missions are proud to announce a strategic partnership that will result into a cutting-edge, experiential and inspirational learning opportunity for at least 100 youths in villages around the Hope Centre, in...
Dec 02 2021

JA Uganda Welcomes Back Rachael Mwagale As New Executive Director

Having been a passionate member of the team before, and now returning we hope to see a new drive fit for this organization.
Nov 18 2021

JA Uganda Hosts Closing Ceremony for the Cha Ching Financial Literacy Program for Primary Schools

JA Uganda on Wednesday, 17th November Hosted a closing ceremony for the Cha Ching Program that was implemented in 17 schools in Uganda reaching over 100 pupils across the country.
Five Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur
May 29 2021

Five Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur

Taking the first steps to Entrepreneurship can be a challenging path, but following your passion, creating your vision, as well as impacting your community can be a rewarding experience. Here are the five steps that you can follow if you are thinking of becoming an...
Ade Ayeyemi, Ecobank Group CEO
Nov 25 2020

Ade Ayeyemi, Ecobank Group CEO, Joins JA Africa Board

JA Africa has announced the appointment of Ade Ayeyemi, Group Chief Executive Officer of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, to its Board of Directors effective December 4, 2020.