Government offers Junior Achievement support

The Cayman Islands government ministries for education and youth have joined in support of Junior Achievement of the Cayman Islands by becoming the programme’s latest corporate ambassador.

Minister of Education Rolston Anglin said he was pleased to support the youth of Cayman through the Junior Achievement programme and help them explore their personal potential.

“Junior Achievement dedicates itself to youth development, financial literacy and workforce readiness,” he said. “By partnering with Junior Achievement we hope to help create and inspire tomorrow’s leaders.”

Minister of Youth Mark Scotland said he hoped the government’s sponsorship encouraged other businesses to pledge financial support to Junior Achievement and to get behind this important organisation.

“By becoming a corporate ambassador you can become a vital role model – inspiring Cayman’s youth to succeed, believe in themselves and empower them to make a difference in the world,” he said.

“The JA programmes provide our youth with skills they can utilise throughout their lifetime.”

President of Junior Achievement of the Cayman Islands Paul Byles said Junior Achievement’s unique approach allowed volunteers from the business community to deliver the programme’s curriculum while sharing their experiences with students.

“Junior Achievement’s unique hands-on programmes are brought to life by volunteers from Cayman’s dedicated business community,” he said.

“Business leaders can provide support in many ways and we invite interested organisations to 
contact us to find out 
how they can become involved.”

Junior Achievement is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the Cayman Islands in 2012.

For more information about becoming a corporate ambassador, e-mail Paul Byles at [email protected]