Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide is one of the largest youth services organizations in the world. JA creates, develops and implements hands-on educational programmes and experiences related to workforce readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship for young people aged 5 to 35. Its programmes reach 10 million students annually in 130 countries in six regions worldwide. As a non-governmental organization, it implements programmes through partnerships with the public and private sectors. JA's mission is to catalyse economic development by preparing young people to succeed in a global economy.