Junior Chamber International Mauritius (JCI Mauritius) then known as Jeune Chambre Economique de Maurice (JCEM) was officially set up in 1980, operating as a French local chapter and won its affiliation with JCI at the 1984 World Congress in Montreal, Canada, with two chapters: Port Louis and Curepipe.
Since then two more chapters (Local Organisation Members or LOMs) have been affiliated, namely, Beau Bassin / Rose Hill and Quatre Bornes. In 2007, City Plus has been affiliated to JCI Mauritius. Today, with five local chapters affiliated, JCI Mauritius has around 150 members and is recognised at national and international levels as a model Non Governmental Organization (NGO).
Many members of JCI Mauritius have served at top positions within JCI – Marday Venkatasamy, Arnaud Godère, Clairette Ah Hen, Henry Loo Chin Moy and Patrice Ferrière have served as JCI Vice Presidents. Henry Loo Chin Moy has served as JCI Executive Vice President in 2004 and Aruna Pulton, in 2008. in 2017, Asha Auckloo was elected to serve as JCI Vice President. Arnaud Godère was also JCI Executive Vice President in 1992 and went on to reach the highest office in our organization, the World Presidency in 1994.