2017 Cape Verde Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANIZATION:

  • LIFE - Association for financial literacy promotion

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 500

LIFE - Association for financial literacy promotion launched GMW 2017 with 50 kids in Safende Neigbour on 27 March 2017. Other activities organized as part of the GMW 2017 celebrations were the conference for college students on 28 March and an educational session with youth in the community center on 29 March. 1 April marked the most festive day of Global Money Week celebrations in Cape Verde with many fun and educative activities for children and youth, including radio talks with kids about financial literacy and a football match with 200 kids to raise money awareness!

2016 Cape Verde Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Cape Verde National Poverty Alleviation Program

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONQ:

  • Elementary School of Safende
  • Group of young artists of Praia City

DATE OF THE EVENT:

  • 14th - 20th of March

TOTAL NUMBER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH ENGAGED:

  • 32

Cape Verde joined Global Money Week celebrations for the first time this year, with three days of activities planned in the capital between the 16 - 18 March. On Wednesday, a session on the topic “Money as a friend for youth” was held for students between 13 and 18 years of age. The students also had some time allotted for them to ask their questions after the presentation about GMW, the origins of money and the importance of saving. The following day, the same session was hosted by the Elementary School of Safende, for children between 10 and 12 years of age. Finally, a workshop on the thematic “Earn, manage and save money” took place for a group of young artists.