Over 300 student companies participated at the Junior Achievement student companies’ fair that took place at Kristiine and Rocca al Mare centers on February 8 and 9, 2020. Ambitious young people had a total turnover of almost 20,000 euros in two days! Southwestern Advantage Foundation supported the organization of the fair with 930 euros.
Student company Sula from Gustav Adolf Gymnasium, which makes t-shirts, company Sygis from Tallinn Lilleküla Gymnasium, which manufactures designer clothing, and Eha from Tallinn 21st School, which manufactures recycled wooden cordless lamps, received recognition as student companies with the largest turnover. Student company Eha achieved the largest turnover of the weekend with almost 1000 euros.
The best products of the fair were toothpaste tablets by student company Münt from Hugi Treffner Gymnasium, metal drinking straws made by Estrav from Old Town Education College, and greeting cards with sound recording, which are made by pÕs also from the Old Town Educational College.
Participants were trained by Southwestern Advantage sales managers. In addition to various training, student companies also had the opportunity to participate in a personal coaching program. Thanks to the alumni of Southwestern Advantage program, we sponsored the student company fair with 930 euros.
Thank you for participating and good luck with the next endeavors!
Southwestern Advantage Foundation’s mission is to be the biggest charitable foundation in Eastern Europe that is built on investment principles and helping young people in obtaining knowledge and developing character so they can fulfill their dreams in life. We help European youth get better entrepreneurship education and offer investment knowledge to those who do not have the opportunity. We are working to reduce and prevent poverty.
We only donate money from the fund’s passive income by directing 50% of the return to charity and 50% back to the fund. That is how your good deed will remain giving forever.