August 2017 - JumpStart Academy Africa

JumpStart Academy Africa scholars sworn in as United Nations Junior Parliamentarians

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On August 11, two JumpStart Academy Africa scholars, Vanisa Beri Nfor and Freedom Mbun from Government Bilingual High School Ndu were sworn in as United Nations Junior Parliamentarians representing the Northwest Region.

The swearing in took place at the Internation Relations Institute of Cameroon in Yaoundé.

Vanisa Beri Nfor

Vanisa Beri Nfor Vice Chief Deputy Junior Parliamentarian

Freedom Mbun

Freedom Mbun

 

 

Vanisa and Freedom were selected from millions of young people after a nation wide application and interview process.

 

The UN Junior Parliament for Cameroon seeks to build youth leaders and diplomats who are able to influence Cameroon positively.

 

It was created through a partnership between the United Nations Association for Cameroon and the National Youth Council.
As Junior Parliamentarians of the United Nations Association for Cameroon, Vanisa and Freedom will work with the National Youth Council to identify specific needs of youths in their communities.

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JumpStart Academy Africa Founder, Madelle Kangha, speaks at TEDxALC

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JAA Founder, Madelle Kangha, gave a groundbreaking talk at TEDxALC which highlighted the importance of entrepreneurial education across the African continent.

Madelle Kangha speaking at TEDxALC

Madelle Kangha speaking at TEDxALC

Here is a recap of the Conference – https://www.businessaffair.mu/single-post/2017/07/18/Mauritian-and-African-Youth-gather-for-TEDxALC

Madelle Kangha with JAA alum Civian Kiki Massa at TEDxALC

Madelle Kangha with JAA alum Civian Kiki Massa at TEDxALC

 

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