JA Nigeria executive director, Mrs. Simi Nwogugu, was Keynote Speaker at this year’s African Capital Alliance (ACA) Foundation’s grantee roundtable, featuring all current and former grantees of the foundation as well as staff of ACA and partners of the Foundation. Simi was asked to speak about Sustainability in the Nonprofit Sector and after inviting Professor Ijeoma Nwagwu from the Lagos Business School, to lay a foundational framework. Simi spoke about strategies that JA Nigeria has adopted over the past twenty years to ensure financial and programmatic sustainability. She credited a lot of the organization’s success and staying power to the strong JAN Board which keeps monitoring and evaluating the impact of the organization to ensure that it stays relevant and true to mission of equipping young people for future success. She shared challenges and strategies for overcoming them and thanked Partners in Development like the ACA Foundation who go above and beyond writing cheques to ensuring that the programs they sponsor have high and sustained impact over time.