ABOUT JA NIGERIA

ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NIGERIA (JAN)

WHO WE ARE

Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) is part of Junior Achievement Worldwide, the world’s oldest and largest non-profit economic education organization operating in over 100 countries. We are dedicated to empowering students in financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship, and digital literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.

OUR VISION

A world in which…

Young People Have the Skillset and Mindset to Build Thriving Communities.

OUR MISSION

JA Inspires and Prepares Young People to Succeed in a Global Economy.

Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) delivers practical, experiential hands-on programs under the four pillars of financial literacy, work readiness, entrepreneurship and digital literacy to young people between the ages of 5 and 35. In addition to its own original, home-grown programs designed to meet the unique needs of Nigerian youth, JAN also has access to hundreds of JA programs and initiatives tried and tested in several countries around the world facing the same issues of developing youth that can compete globally in the 21st Century and beyond.

OUR VALUES

AWARDS

JAN has won several awards from our Junior Achievement family: Outstanding New Member Nation, Most Innovative Member Nation and Outstanding Use of Media Awards. In addition JAN has also won the following awards:

  • African Company of the Year – Company of the Year (2nd Place Award)
  • African Company of the Year – FedEx Global Possibilities Award
  • African Company of the Year – FirstBank Future First Award for Finance
  • African Company of the Year – Johnson & Johnson Innovation Award
  • African Company of the Year – Public Choice Award
  • African Company of the Year – Citi Foundation Client Focus Award
  • African Company of the Year – Citi Foundation Client Focus Award
  • African Company of the Year – Kosmos Energy Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
  • African Company of the Year – Company of the Year (3rd Place Award)
  • Google Impact Challenge (Nigeria) Award
  • Africa Company of the Year Award (Best Student Company in Africa)
  • Coca-Cola Excellence in Teamwork Award
  • FedEx Access Award (recognizes the business that best demonstrates the ability to cross national boundaries and succeed as a global business)
  • Intel Award of Appreciation
  • Ogun State Award of Appreciation
  • JA Trustee Appreciation Award
  • Oracle STEM Camp Innovation Winner Award
  • FedEx Access Award
  • JA Africa Regional Company of The Year Award
  • Citi Client Satisfaction Award
  • FedEx Access Award in Africa
  • Best Practices Award in Africa
  • Most Profitable Student Company (Africa)
  • Finalist for Fuqua Global  Award
  • Winner of HP Responsible Business

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