Six day financial education jungle jamboree or er, international partnerships
A recent example of our international work is with Save the Children’s Youth Save initiative in Columbia who contextualised some of our Money Twist material, with a focus on getting young people interested in saving, setting goals and utilising banking services.
It’s not very often we can say: six-day financial education jungle jamboree.
But, earlier this year 500 young people gathered at Tibaitatá Corpoica Park near Bogotá for an Inter-American Scout fest in partnership with Fondo Nacional de Ahorro (National Savings Fund) – using MyBnk materials.
This included a savings fair with stands on topics such as the benefits of opening a bank account and how debt can be necessary to improve one’s financial prospects, higher education for example.
Core subject knowledge was also used to run a “Savings Week” with Banco Caja Social in several schools in the city of Medellin, reaching 400 teenagers.
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