Top 100 survey supports CSI ventures in the following categories:
Social entrepreneurship – e.g. we supported Jacaranda Workshop which manufactures and exports various items in order to generate income for the mentally challenged by purchasing the trophies from the workshop.
SME sector and Entrepreneurship development – we plan to use trends emerging from database to promote the development of SME friendly policies. Recently, we contributed data for use in the Nairobi Stock Exchange’s proposal for the creation of a special market segment for NSEs.
Inclusive Markets – we promote the concept of doing Business with the economically disadvantaged ie, creating inclusive value chains. See www.growinginclusivemarkets.org for more information.
Members of the Top 100 are encouraged to support Junior Achievement Kenya’s efforts to mentor the youth and prepare them the working and business world. Nation Media Group and KPMG Kenya will also work with Junior Achievement in its objective of having a Business Hall of Fame so as to promote recognition, by the youth, of the valuable contribution that entrepreneurs make to economic growth.
Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing organization dedicated to educating young people about business, economics, and free enterprise.JA is a non-profit organization founded in 1919 on the premise ‘who better to teach kids about business than business’.
It is a network of more than 114 countries worldwide that form the JA Worldwide organization. JA Kenya joined the JA Worldwide family in April 1999.In partnership with business and mentors, Junior Achievement Kenya brings the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential through their programs. Now you have a chance to be involved. It’s an experience you will cherish! http://www.jakenya.org