Global Money Week

2017 Argentina Global Money Week

Leading Organizations:
Banco Macro
CNV (Comisión Nacional de Valores)
JA Argentina

Participating Organizations:
BCBA (Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires)
MATBA (Mercado a término de Buenos Aires)
CAFCI (cámara Argentina de Fondos Comunes de Inversión)
IAMC (Instituto Argentino de Mercado de Capitales)
MerVal (Mercado de Valores)
Ministerio de Educación de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
Bolsa de Comercio
HSBC
Municipalidad de Vicente Lopez
Fundación Anpuy
Funcación MATBA (Fundación del Mercado a Término de Buenos Aires)
Escuelas participantes: 5 (Esc. de Educ. Media Nº 03 Antonio Devoto DE 17; Esc. de Com. Nº 09 Jose Ingenieros DE 11; Esc. de Com. Nº 22 Gustavo Martínez Zuviría DE 06; Liceo Nº 04 Remedios De Escalada de San Martin DE 01; Esc. de Educ. Media Nº 05 Héroes De Malvinas DE 10)
Museo del Banco Central
Colegio Santa Rosa, San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán
Instituto Santa Catalina, Posadas, Misiones
Colegio Sarmiento, Temperley, Buenos Aires
Club deportivo “Lomas Voley”, Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires

Number of children reached directly: 880
Number of children reached Indirectly: 230

During Global Money Week 2017, the Comisión Nacional de Valores (CNV), together with partners, reached youth through visits to the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the Argentine Capital Markets Institute and the Buenos Aires End Market in conjunction with the Foundation Term Market of Buenos Aires.

Financial education awareness sessions were offered to young people and adults, including sessions on "The dynamics of the capital market, financial assets. Savings and investment." and "Consumption and saving.” by the Instituto Argentino de Mercado de Capitales (IAMC), “The capital market as a channel of communication of savings towards productive investment" by the Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires and "The use of future markets to protect the price of grains and crops" by MATBA and the Matba Foundation. In addition, the IAMC festively opened activities on 27 March in a special class with 79 students from Esc. De Educ. Media Nº 03 Antonio Devoto DE 17 and Esc. De Com. Nº 09 Jose Ingenieros DE 11 with high-level representatives of the CNV, IAMC and MERVAL.

JA Argentina, together with partners, managed to reach 410 young people through an Economic Education Forum and visits to the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange and the Central Bank. An Economic Forum was held at the Vicente López University Center, where specialized volunteers spoke about the themes of the Global Money Week ("Learn. Save. Earn.") and the students were able to actively participate in the forum. Additionally, the Stock Exchange of Buenos Aires opened its doors especially for GMW on 27 and 29 March, making a tour designed for young people and concluding with a talk on economic education so that young people could reflect personally on the subject. On 28 March, two visits were made to the Central Bank Museum, showing students the importance of money and its usefulness as a means of exchange.

As a pioneer in the country, Banco Macro participated for the second year in Global Money Week with its Education and Training Program for Financial Inclusion "Cuentas Sanas” (Healthy Accounts). The 2017 edition quadrupled the activities carried out by the bank in 2016, including face-to-face and virtual activities aimed to teachers and trainers working with young people between the ages of 16 and 24, with the aim of multiplying the scope, impact and effectiveness. In addition, there were face-to-face workshops held by specialized counselors from the “Cuentas Sanas” team, in order to raise awareness and interest amongst youth.

Furthermore, four webinars were held in which technical tools (methodological and pedagogical approaches to financial education for young people) were provided to teachers and trainers from eight Argentine provinces: Catamarca, Corrientes, Mendoza, Misiones, Tucumán, Salta, Province of Buenos Aires And Capital Federal. The participation of the “Cuentas Sanas” program also offered a series of workshops aimed at young people between 16 and 24 years of age. More than 300 high school students took part in the six workshops, together with a club and a foundation from the provinces of Buenos Aires, Misiones, Salta and Tucumán.

All activities were based on the “Programa de Formación Cuentas Sanas para tu futuro” (Healthy Accounts Training Program for Your Future) which was declared as an "Educational Interest" by the authorities of the six provinces. The Program included practical tools and resources about personal economics in topics such as personal and professional goals, first employment and sources of income, economic decision-making, savings and entrepreneurship management. In addition, technical and pedagogical methodologies about notions of economics and entrepreneurship were shared


2016 Argentina Global Money Week

Leading Organizations:
Commission National de Valores
Banco Macro

Participating Organizations:
Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires
Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de la Universidad de Buenos Aires
Consejo Profesional de Ciencias Económicas de CABA
PRO.DI.BUR
Instituto Argentino de Mercado de Capitales del Mercado de Valores de Buenos Aires (MERVAL)
De Catedral al Norte. José Manuel Estrada. Escuela Pública Primaria, Saint Mary of the Hills School. Escuela Privada, Primaria y Secundaria, Sarmiento School, Temperley, Buenos Aires, EndFragment

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

Total number of children & youth engaged: 150 790
Total indirect reach: 222 000

The Comisión Nacional de Valores Argentina, with the objective of strengthening financial education in the country, took on the leading role for Global Money Week this year from the financial sector. The Comisión brought together financial institutions and primary school, high school and university students to become part of the Global Money Week celebrations. Various events were organized in a collaborative and participatory way with the educational institutions, such as visits to the Stock Exchange and PRO.DI.BUR, interviews on the radio and a selfie-competition. All of these activities were sponsored and co-hosted by the leading participants such as the Economy Faculty of the University of Buenos Aires, presidents from the Stock Exchange, authorities from the Professional Board for Economic Sciences from CABA, directors from the Argentine Institute for Capital Markets from MERVA, the Argentine Mutual Funds Association. The Cuentas Sanas team of Banco Macro organized several separate events in their first participation this year in Global Money Week.

“Leading the first Cuentas Sanas’ workshop for trainers was inspiring, we could prove there is so much potential in them working as allies. At the same time, through technology we are able to reach trainers (and their students) all over the country” Webinar keynote speaker
“I liked the part where we talked about social networks related to job search, it was very useful” Male, 17 years old, Temperley, Argentina
“The most interesting was learning about the different types of bank accounts and debit and credit cards” Male, 15 years old, Temperley Argentina

2015 Argentina Global Money Week

Participants:
Bettina Langerfeldt
Date of event:
9th - 17th of March
Number of children reached:
25

Family is one of the most important things on the life of children and youth. In this developmental phase, the example of parents and tutors are of utmost importance. In Argentina Global Money Week celebrations have an especial focus on how the family context affects the development of children and youth financial lives. Special workshops were given to heads of household, entrepreneurs, and youth. In these workshops different topics, such as budgeting, spending, saving and business planning; were touched to illustrate what can be done on difference stages of a person financial life.

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