News & Events

JA increases budget to E4.8M targets over 4 700 young people

27 Mar 2017 - By Linda Dlamini (Swazi Observer): Junior Achievement (JA) has increased its budget by 60 per cent, from E3 million to E4.8 million to have adequate resources to implement all its projects. This was revealed by JA Board Chairperson Nokukhanya Gamedze during the organisation’s sponsor feedback forum held last week at the Happy Valley Hotel in Ezulwini.

JA Product A Director at 22

26 Mar 2017 - Thembeka Dlamini (Swazi Observer): JA Swaziland product Sethule Maziya owns and codirects a construction company which was born from the teachings she embraced while at high school. What started out as a way to while away two hours of free periods has paid dividends for a former St Michael’s High School pupil who now owns a business at the age of 22. Read more...

Students Impress Billionaire Kirsh

Natie Kirsh with JA Swaziland beneficiaries

26 Mar 2017 - Thembeka Dlamini (Swazi Observer): Swaziland’s richest man, businessman Nathan Kirsh, is impressed by Junior Achievement Swaziland students. The business magnate recently met a Junior Achievement Swaziland members where be expressed his joy of having people having young people groomed into the world of business at such a young age. Read more...

27 Jan 2017 - By Linda Dlamini (Swazi Observer): ACCESS to finance remains a challenge amongst young entrepreneurs.

Many young people do not qualify for business financing in commercial finance institutions for various reasons such as lack of collateral. Read more...

JA Swaziland Newsletters


Newsletter - January 2016


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JA Swaziland Corporate Calendar 2016

PROGRAMME AND KEY ACTIVITIES DATES
GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONGRESS 13-16 MARCH
JA NEW DIRECTION LAUNCH MARCH
JA COMPANY PROGRAM ROLL-OUT JAN-DEC
SPONSORS APPRECIATION DAY MARCH 24
1ST BOARD MEETING 01 FEB
ANNUAL AUDIT MARCH
JA ECONOMICS FOR SUCCESS PROGRAM ROLLOUT JAN-DEC
OOSY PROGRAM ROLL OUT JAN-DEC
JA ANNUAL FUNDRAISING DINNER MAY 26
2ND QUARTER BOARD MEETING 03 MAY
JOB SHADOW PROGRAM ROLL-OUT JAN-DEC
3RD QUARTER BOARD MEETING 26 JULY
JA EXPO SEPTEMBER 28
YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXHIBITION NOVEMBER 13-17
GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK (GEW) & OOSY CERTIFICATIONS NOVEMBER 13-19
4TH QUARTER BOARD MEETING 08 NOVEMBER
REGIONAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION 1ST WEEK OF DECEMBER