In Pictures: Global Money Week – Financial Literacy for Children and Youth

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The celebration of Global Money Week takes place every year during the second week of March. This initiative is coordinated by the Child and Youth Finance International Secretariat and in conjunction with ‘AJAPA WORLD’ group in Nigeria.


Here are the line of events marking the celebration.

AJAPAWORLD GLOBAL MONEY WEEK

10th March – 17th
9am – 10am: Press Conference at SIAO
11am – 1pm: Money March from Freedom Park to Marina with public schools

MARCH 11TH TUESDAY
10am – 11am: Visit to Banks
 1pm – 2:30pm: Visit to School

MARCH 12TH WEDNESDAY
9am -11am: Visit to Supermarket and Panel takes place at Ajapaworld Studio

MARCH 13TH THURSDAY
8am – 9:30am: Visit to School – Corona
12pm – 1:30pm: Visit to School – Edidot 2:30pm – 3:30pm: Visit to School – Dowen College

MARCH 14TH FRIDAY
TBD: Monopoly Tournament at School

MARCH 16TH SUNDAY
2pm- 2:30pm: Radio discussion about children and money

MARCH 17TH MONDAY
All Day: Pledge Balloons all over Nigeria (Social media campaign)

Rhoda, Akin and Jimi
Akin Braithwaite of Ajapa World

The celebrations of 2014 will take place between 10 March and 17 March 2014. During this week various worldwide activities will be held to engage children, youth and their communities to learn how money works, including saving, creating livelihoods, gaining employment, and becoming an entrepreneur. The week brings the world one step closer to ensuring that every child will have access to financial services, financial awareness through education, a reliable source of income, and the the understanding of the need to save. Aiding the next generation to be confident, responsible and skilled economic citizens. Every year, during the second week of March, young people around the globe talk, play, create, sing, read, discuss and learn about saving, money, changing economic systems and building a strong financial base.

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