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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NIGERIA'S RCOY 2017

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REGIONAL COMPANY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION 2017.
This June, the JAN Regional Company of the Year Competition holds across Nigeria with over 100 JA student companies competing to earn a spot at JAN's National Company of the Year Competition later this year. 
We look forward to an outstanding display of creativity, integrity, innovation, and business management skills learnt from the JA Company Program.

THANK YOU UPS FOUNDATION...

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In May 2017, Junior Achievement Nigeria reached over 300 students with the Be Entrepreneurial program taught by these amazing UPS volunteers! Thank you UPS Foundation for developing Nigeria's future business leaders.







JA NIGERIA WONDERLAND PARTY 2017

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KEYSTONE BANK AND UBER PARTNER WITH JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NIGERIA TO CELEBRATE CHILDREN’S DAY WITH 500 PUPILS IN LAGOS STATE. In celebration of Children’s Day 2017, Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) has partnered with Keystone Bank and Uber to host 500 pupils of Federal Housing Estate Primary School, Victoria Island Primary School, Awoyaya Primary School and Ansarudeen Primary School on Thursday 25th May, 2017.
All 500 pupils are beneficiaries of Junior Achievement Nigeria’s More Than Money program, a financial literacy program which empowers primary 4, 5 & 6 students to cultivate better saving and spending habits and helps development of soft skills such as commitment, consistency, prioritizing and contentment. The event, which transforms the schools’ compound into a fun wonderland for a day, will include food, games, activities and gifts from the sponsors.
Mrs. Simi Nwogugu, Executive Director, Junior Achievement Nigeria said, “We decided to celebrate Children’s Day this year with some…

2017 GPF Conference

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2017 Global Philanthropy Forum Conference
Our Executive Director, Mrs. Simi Nwogugu was at the 2017 Global Philanthropy Forum (GPF) Conference that held in Washington D.C from 18th – 20th April, 2017 where she led a conversation on Philanthropy in the Global South (Africa, Latin America and Asia). In attendance were world leaders such as Jane Wales, CEO Global Philanthropy Forum, Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group, James Goldstone, executive director of Open Society Justice Initiative, Eric Liu, founder and CEO of Citizen University and many more.


JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NIGERIA STEM INNOVATION CAMP 2017

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NIGERIA HOSTS STEM INNOVATION CAMP – ORACLE ACADEMY STUDENT HACKATHON. As part of its commitment to building a bridge between the classroom and the workplace, Junior Achievement Nigeria, in collaboration with Oracle Academy Nigeria, hosts a 3-day STEM Innovation Camp – Oracle Academy Student Hackathon – for 50 students aged 15-18 from Wednesday 10th to Friday 12th May, 2017.
All 50 participants are students from 10 of Junior Achievement Nigeria’s most outstanding schools in Lagos for the first quarter of 2017. The participating schools are: International School,  Akande Dahunsi School, Federal Science Technical College, Methodist Girls, Janet & John School, Fountain Heights College, Canterbury International School, Caro Favoured College, Aunty Ayo Comprehensive School. and Kuramo College.  The 3-day STEM Innovation Camp is designed to promote increased participation of young students in ICT and develop critical digital literacy skills required for success in futur…
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        GMW 2017 – LEARN, SAVE, EARN! On Thursday 30th March, 2017, MD/CEOs and top executives of 29 banks and financial institutions across the nation visited over 800 schools in 36 states to teach financial literacy curriculum provided by Junior Achievement Nigeria.
Over 80,000 students were impacted through Junior Achievement Nigeria’s cutting-edge curriculum based on this year’s Global Money Week’s “Learn. Save. Earn” theme set to hold worldwide from Monday 27th March – Sunday 2nd April 2017.

The students were very interested in learning about money and saving which made the classes very interactive and practical. In some locations like Kwara, Plateau, Kaduna, teachers, volunteers and outstanding students were recognized and rewarded by the banks.


































CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA PARTNERS WITH JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT NIGERIA AND 29 FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS TO IMPLEMENT GLOBAL MONEY WEEK 2017. In celebration of Global Money Week 2017, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  has declared March 30, 2017 Financial Literacy Day, on which MD/CEOs and top executives of 29 banks and financial institutions across the nation will visit over 800 schools in 36 states to teach financial literacy curriculum provided by Junior Achievement Nigeria. Over 80,000 students will be impacted through Junior Achievement Nigeria’s cutting-edge curriculum based on this year’s Global Money Week’s “Learn. Save. Earn” theme set to hold worldwide from Monday 27th March – Sunday 2nd April 2017.
The CBN initiative is managed by the Bankers Committee which works with Junior Achievement Nigeria to match banks to schools. “This is the fourth year we are implementing Financial Literacy Day in partnership with Junior Achievement Nigeria and we have seen the program improve and expand ea…