Junior Achievers Progresses in the Community

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Marsha Ann Clarke

For over one hundred years, the Junior Achievement Programme has participated in an innovative partnership, between the business community, educators and volunteers.

The program, focuses on helping young people develop their entrepreneurship skills and the importance of staying in school.

Its main objective is F.E.W, which focuses on financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work force readiness.

Throughout the decades, the project has faced many challenges, with volunteers from the private sector and funding in various countries, being the leading problems.

Meanwhile, Mrs. Natasha Yeeloy Labad, Executive Director of (JA) Junior Achievement, said the first ever power breakfast in Dominica was a success.

The Executive Director, commended all the partners and organizations that made this initiative possible.

JA, inspires students to develop competitive skills and confidence so that their success will bolster the local workforce and contribute to economic growth.

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