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Social Equity Program

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About the Program

The About the Social Equity Program:
Junior Achievement, in partnership with the Z Zurich Foundation, calls on young people across the country, ages 16–25, to take part in a game-changing social-equity experience. This partnership aims to empower youth to succeed as both job creators and well-qualified job seekers.

Implemented as four-day boot camps, culminating in three months of mentorship and coaching by industry leaders for the winning teams, this social-equity project will reach youth across the country, in partnership with higher learning institutions. All participants will have access to JA’s learning experience that will set them on the path to success, not just as individuals but as leaders who influence positive change within their communities.

Specifically, the program will include:

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp:
A 4-day workshop on entrepreneurship, leadership and mental wellbeing skills. Learn the basics of starting and running a business.

Online entrepreneurship program. Discover the entrepreneurial spirit by following the 8 modules of the JA Digital Entrepreneurship Education Program.

Social Impact Project
Undertake a social project of choice, using acquired skills to solve a problem or meet a need identified in your community.

JA Career Connect
Sign onto JA’s career hub for jobs and internship opportunities in Africa.

Thank you for your interest in the Social Equity Program and use this form to register your details. The information obtained will be used for the purposes of the ZZ Foundation Social Equity Program only.

Main Program Concepts

Career Matching, Internship Experience, Mentorship and Coaching, Company leadership, Company structure, Sales and Marketing, Liquidation, Project ideation, Business plan, Company launch, Product development, Quality control, SWOT Analysis, Business Pitching, Financial Management, Entrepreneurship, Market Research, and more.

Skills Students Gain

Leadership, Teamwork, Communication, Accountability, Time Management, Public Speaking, Financial Literacy, Ideation, Collaboration, Critical thinking, Creativity and so much more.

Program Summary

Program Implementation


Program Duration

15 Weeks

Age Group

Age 16-25

Social Equity Program Application 2024

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