JA companies wow crowds at trade fair

Eight different Junior Achievement student companies wowed visitors during their Trade Fair on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 at the Guam Premier Outlets.

Each student company displayed their skills, professionalism and products for the Guam public. Each company’s product focused on certain themes such cultural heritage, reducing waste, recycling or student empowerment.

Our next trade fair will be on Saturday, Nov. 23 at GPO.

Find out about each student company and their product below:

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Origins: Hale’- Ta, a student company sponsored by Bank of Guam, is selling eco-friendly 2020 planners that come pencils which have plant seeds attached.

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Gef’Tao, a student company sponsored by Bank of Hawaii, is selling wallets made from used denim and other material to help lessen and eliminate clothing waste.

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Fu’una Creations, a student company sponsored by Coast 360 Federal Credit Union, is selling bags meant to be sustainable and a celebration of Chamorro culture.

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Soteria, a student company sponsored by Simon Sanchez High School and the DECA program, is selling teddy bears with bracelets that are meant to raise awareness about bullying in schools.

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Aturisa, a student company sponsored by Okkodo High School and Sorensen Media Group, is selling t-shirts with the message to empower others with them.

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Outbox, a student company sponsored by Ernst & Young, is selling repurposed and reusable bags made from old t-shirts and tank tops.

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Pasiadot, a student company sponsored by United, is selling a reusable cutlery set in an effort to help reduce plastic waste.

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Isla I Lina’la, a student company sponsored by GTA, is spreading their message of protecting our environment with their fashionable, upcycled bracelets—along with spreading images of Guam’s culture.

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