Global Money Week

2016 Cape Verde Global Money Week

Leading Organizations:
Cape Verde National Poverty Alleviation Program

Participating Organizations:
Elementary School of Safende
Group of young artists of Praia City

Date of the event:
14th - 20th of March


Total number of children & 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.

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