About Us

Our Contribution

Junior Achievement of Albania (JAA), was founded in April 2012, based in Tirana. It is a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide and Junior Achievement Europe. JAA comes to Albania as a strategic investment of the Albanian-American Development Foundation (AADF) with institutional support of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth. Thanks to the cooperation and help of teachers, mentors and business leaders, we aim and work every day to:

  • Narrow the gap between the theoretical and practical learning.
  • Raise awareness and increase knowledge on financial and entrepreneurial competencies.
  • Develop a culture of youth self-employment and entrepreneurship.
  • Helping young people make the right career choices.

Junior Achievement of Albania Impact:

  • Full-scale presence in the pre university education core and elective curricula in Albania since 2019.
  • 15 accredited training modules on competencies curricula and entrepreneurship education based.
  • 7000 pre university teachers trained and accredited
  • 240.000 Pre-university students reached
  • 300 business mentors and volunteers trained and involved in class/extra curricular activities