Lesotho flag2014 Lesotho Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Ministry of Finance of Lesotho

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS:

  • School

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 5

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED INDIRECTLY:

  • 5

Lesotho’s Ministry of Finance funded 4 out of school youth and 2 in school youth from Lesotho to attend the Child and Youth Finance Summit in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa. The Child and Youth Finance Summit was the first of its kind to be held in South Africa and received support from government and many financial institutions. They participated in the youth session which took place from 12- 14 March. There were thematic workshops on child & youth friendly finance products and entrepreneurship development skills. The youth also participated in a live video chat with students from Romania.