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2019 Mauritius Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANISATIONS:

  • Junior Achievement Mascareignes

PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS:

  • Beau Séjour Government School, Cote D’Or Training Centre, Future Hope Association, Knowledge Based Training Centre, La Tour Koenig Training Centre, Les Guides de Dubreuil, Mahatma Gandhi Secondary School Nouvelle France, Mahebourg Training Centre, Maison Familiale Rurale de la Savanne, Professor Upadhyaya Training Centre, School of Information, Technology, Electronics and Communication, Sir Kher Jagatsingh Training Centre, Sir Rampersad Neerunjun Training Centre, Small and Medium Enterprise Mauritius Ltd, Vent d'un Reve

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 300

NUMBER OF PEOPLE REACHED INDIRECTLY:

  • 15 000

Junior Achievement Mascareignes
During Global Money Week 2019, Junior Achievement Mascareignes, in collaboration with its partners, organised various events and activities for children and youth in Mauritius. Financial literacy awareness activities were offered, including interactive talks on money management, family budgeting, saving tips, ways of spending wisely, and entrepreneurship. Additionally, discussions, workshops, and other educational sessions were organised in schools, training centers, and other educational institutions. A Money Box Challenge was conducted, to inspire children to start saving. Throughout the Week, educational videos on financial literacy subjects were posted to social media on a daily basis, to reach as many children as possible. JA Mascareignes also spoke about the GMW2019 initiatives and activities on a live radio programme. This also provided an opportunity to invite the public to the closing event. This event was held in a shopping mall, and compromised of a Giant Gameboard on money management, musical presentations, and parades by children. All activities were aimed at raising awareness on financial education. Furthermore, visitors were invited to share their views on money and why it is important to earn and save money. The younger audience was able to participate in drawing competitions on the themes “How to Save Money”, “My Money Tree”, and “My Business Idea”.


2018 Mauritius Global Money Week

LEADING ORGANISATIONS:

  • Junior Achievement Mascareignes

PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS:

  • Esperance 2000
  • Les Dames de Baie du Tombeau
  • Safire
  • MFR Savanne
  • Vent d'un Reve
  • 2 media organisations

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 125

NUMBER OF PEOPLE REACHED INDIRECTLY:

  • 250

Junior Achievement Mascareignes
During Global Money Week 2018, Junior Achievement Mascareignes, together with their partners, reached 125 children and youth through various visits. During the Week, financial literacy awareness activities were offered to children, youth and adults, which included talks to discuss money management, tips for saving money, and the importance of money. Furthermore, various seminars were organised, with themes such as “Managing Your Money Wisely” and “Credit Management”. Vent d’un reve launched social media challenge videos with money saving tips. Different challenges were organised during the week. These challenges included a social media challenge on Facebook and a Piggy Bank Drawing Challenge. Other activities such as events on credit management and budget making activities were also organised. To end the Week, an event was organised in a shopping mall, where another drawing competition and a musical animation was organised.


2017 Mauritius Global Money Week

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PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS:

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:

  • 120

NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED INDIRECTLY:

  • 1000

Mauritius took part in Global Money Week for the first time in 2017! Throughout GMW, AIESEC in Mauritius hosted 2 talks which engaged with over 100 students from Mauritius, along with one speaker from International Financial Services (IFS).

During GMW, financial literacy awareness sessions were given to youth aged 18-25sessions, focused on issues such as banking and finance, HR in finance and saving.