Cowlor is a student company based in Cyprus, running under the Junior Achievement Cyprus competition ''Company Programme 2016-2017''. ''Company Programme 2016-2017'' is an entrepreneurship competition, run by the Junior Achievement Cyprus organisation in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus for the school year 2016-2017.
The Junior Achievement organisation, internationally, aims to provide students, aged between 15 and 18, entrepreneurship experiences and skills as the following:
- Creative thinking & problem solving
- Self-confidence & initiative undertaking
- Teamwork & leadership skills
- Negotiation & decision making
- Targeting & danger management
''Company Programme'' runs annualy in 40 european countries and the participants take part in their country's competition for the Company of the Year Award. The winning team represents its country in the European Competition that takes part afterwards, again, for the Company of the Year.
Through this program, the members of our company, have the chance to discover how business actually work from the first stage of conceptioning the idea to the creation of their own business.
Our business idea is the production of environmentally friendly, non-toxic and waterproof paint out of upcycled milk. Alongside with the green way of thinking and the ecological consciousness that in our days is globally being spread, we have thought of an ecological and still efficient resource to one more very needed and so usual habit of humans. Painting!
*We are officially certified by the JA Cyrprus organisation and the relative Certificate of Incorporation can be found here (only in Greek). Additionally , the JA Cyprus official explanatory document can be found here (only in Greek).