Jumpstart Academy Africa
Jumpstart Academy Africa (JAA) is a charitable association that aims to transform the education sector in Cameroon. JAA seeks to achieve this vision by bridging the wide gap that exists between the educational system and the job market in Cameroon. JAA’s main goal is to ensure that there is inclusive and equitable quality education by improving learning outcomes for young people whilst supporting their personal and professional development.
Since its inception in 2014, JAA programmes have reached over 20,000 young people. At least 30% of the young people who completed their training have launched businesses/projects, providing employment opportunities for themselves and other young people; 50% of their programme graduates have obtained internships and job placements; 80% of their students take on leadership roles in their communities, and finally, students experience a 311% increase in income after completing the Entrepreneurial Leadership Training.