Archive for June, 2019

ED’S LETTER

  Dear Friends, First of all, apologies for not delivering our newsletter to you monthly as usual — we have had so many activities for our 20th anniversary year that squeezing in time to get the newsletter out on time has been challenging, to say the least! Speaking of our 20th

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CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS: BESTMAN LIMITED AND NIBSS TO INTRODUCE ‘JA MORE THAN MONEY’ PROGRAM TO MORE SCHOOLS

     Bestman Games Limited has partnered with JAN to launch financial literacy clubs in Lagos State Secondary Schools where JA’s ‘More Than Money’ Program will be taught. JA More than Money meets the after-school programming needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning

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ACT FOUNDATION PLEDGES SUPPORT TO JAN

     Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation has renewed its commitment to partner with Junior Achievement Nigeria for the third consecutive year to accelerate entrepreneurial development in Nigeria’s youth. The Head of Programs, ACT Foundation, Ndifreke Okwuegbunam made this known at a press conference which held on April 10 at IMAAD

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JAN ED FACILITATES SESSION AT MEADOW HALL FOUNDATION EDUCATION CONVENTION

      Executive Director of Junior Achievement Nigeria, Simi Nwogugu facilitated an interactive session on the importance of character education at the Meadow Hall Foundation Education Convention which held on May 4, 2019. Simi highlighted the seven elements of character building which include: optimism, grit, resilience, self-control, conscientiousness, creativity/curiosity and empathy.

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CELEBRATING JAN AT 20: OCTOBER 4, 2019

      We are excited to announce that our 20th anniversary celebration will hold on October 4, 2019! Several events will lead up to this event starting with a social media campaign on June 20. The social media campaign is targeted at increasing awareness of the JAN brand, highlighting our stories

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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: MEET BENJAMIN AJUZIE

      Our volunteer of the month is Benjamin Ajuzie who volunteered to teach the JA Be Entrepreneurial program in two schools: Eko Akete Grammar school and Supreme Education Foundation. In a short interview below, Benjamin answers key questions on volunteering: What is your motivation for volunteering? I have a strong

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