More than 120 Junior Achievement South Africa graduates move into the next phase of the Youth Enterprise Development Programme Johannesburg, South Africa – 27 July 2018 – More than 120 young South African women graduated today from a Mastercard-funded initiative that empowers women to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of their own. The programme – the Junior Achievement …
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Johannesburg, South Africa – 8 March 2018: While South Africa has made progress in reducing the gender bias for women engaging in early stage entrepreneurial activities, the number of women business owners remains constrained by a lack of entrepreneurial intent, perceived business opportunities, and shortage of support and resources such as capital and training, according …
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Mastercard invites female entrepreneurs to apply and turn their entrepreneurial dreams into reality  Johannesburg, 30 January 2018 – Are you an ambitious young woman with dreams of becoming an entrepreneur? Mastercard invites you to turn your aspirations into a reality by applying to take part in the JA South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme. Open …
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Mastercard funds the Junior Achievement South Africa Youth Enterprise Development Programme (YEDP) to help empower women to pursue entrepreneurial ventures of their own. YEDP graduate Anolia Lusunzi shares her story. In 2005, I came to Gauteng and started gambling, going to night clubs and became addicted for ten years. I also fell pregnant but being …
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Highlighting the contribution made by female business owners this International Women’s Day in Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa Africa –8 March 2017: With a focus on supporting the growth and development of women entrepreneurs in Africa, Mastercard is partnering with three non-government organisations to roll out programmes in Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa to empower hundreds …
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