The goal of the JACE SEED Programme is to transform and stimulate students’ interest in entrepreneurship and business.
youths to be reached
Delivery of the JACE program to all Grade 9 students in 168 schools. At least 5 percent of the youth impacted annually will be youth with disabilities, youth in the care of the State and/or out of the formal school system.
student run companies
Student-run companies are created by students, simulates the operations of formal businesses, and provides experiential, hands-on experience for the youth.
Private sector and the public sector partners, whose resources can be leveraged to build skills and identify work opportunities for youth during the life of the activity.
The JACE programme features a comprehensive curriculum designed to teach the fundamental skills necessary to build successful enterprises as well as intrapreneurial skills necessary to earn and keep a job in high-growth career industries. The specialized curriculum focuses on participants working through a four phase business process.
Since 2009, Junior Achievement Jamaica has reached over 80,000 youth through partnerships with MOEY&I, USAID and several private public organizations. There are many ways you can get involved. Whether it's as a mentor, partner, or supporter, you can be a part of this programme that is changing the lives of many young people across Jamaica. Review the links below to find out how!
Register your school, church/community based organization
Please indicate your interest in participating in the JACE SEED programme by completing our Registration Form.
Mentor one of our student led Companies by providing expertise and support as they develop and operate their business. Join our volunteer cluster today!
sponsor a school
You contribution can help us make an even greater impact.
Through JA Jamaica, I have not only gained experience in the world of business, but also inherited global perspective from my involvement in regional Junior Achievement conferences in Mexico and Ecuador. ”
Serial Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Next Gen Creators
Prime Minister's Youth Award Recipient, 2017