Global Money Week

2017 Cape Verde Global Money Week

LIFE - Association for Financial Literacy Promotion

Participating Organizations:
Cape Verde Central Bank
Cape Verde Stock Exchange


In 2017, LIFE - Association for Financial Literacy Promotion will launch the GMW by Safende Neigbour on 27th March 2017. Some of the other activities being organized are the conference for college students on 28th March, an educational session with youth in the community center on 29th March, and Stop and Save in the main roads at Praia on the 30th and 31st March. April 1st is the big day of celebrations in Cape Verde with many fun and educative activities! A around table with the stock exchange and central bank, radio talks with kids, a football match to raise money- awareness!

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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