Press Release :Junior Achievement St. Kitts and Nevis

Junior Achievement St. Kitts and Nevis (JASKN) and the National Entrepreneurial Development Division
(NEDD) formed an entrepreneurial alliance to mark the 11th Junior Achievement Trade Fair which was
held on Friday May 13, 2016. The products displayed epitomised creativity with colour and efficacy,
with a focus on recycling using materials such as rope found in the ocean, toilet paper rolls, clothes pins,
bamboo, plastic bags, wool, and oil drums.

The participating schools were Basseterre High School, Charlestown Secondary School, Gingerland
Secondary School, Verchilds High School, and the Washington Archibald High School. In addition, two
clients of the NEDD were also given the opportunity to showcase their goods to the general public in this
jointly organized exhibition.

The objectives of both entities are very similar although the beneficiaries may be different, in that,
Junior Achievement Programs are primarily youth/school focused. Some of these objectives include:
creating opportunities for marketing goods and services, providing training in the areas of management
and quality assurance, assist in establishing a strong local entrepreneurship culture and exposing micro,
and small businesses to the general public.

Although for several years JASKN and NEDD have worked together on the assessment of the students
business plans, this event has sealed a stronger partnership to ensure that a strong local entrepreneurial
culture is been cultivated.
Without the injection of support from the business community, and other stake holders, the Trade Fair
would not have been possible. The Organisers would like to publicly thank the following:
The Brimstonehill Fortress Society

The Ministry of International Trade, Industry and Commerce
Kajola Kristada ltd
CIBC First Caribbean Int’l Bank
The St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Ltd
Urban Development Corporation
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Vallies Tent Rental
Delisle Walwyn & Co Ltd
Carib Brewery Ltd
Island Purified Water
Bank of Nova Scotia
Harpers Office Depot
Willet Photo Studio
ZIZ Broadcasting Corporation
The Admirals
G2 Arts
The Chamber of Industry & Commerce
Ministry of Education
DJ Mix A Lot
Mr Nariani
Mrs Judith Paul
Mrs Carol Boddie
All volunteers , JA Alumni and all who in any way contributed to the success of Trade Fair 2016

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