2018 Venezuela Global Money Week
- Center for the Dissemination of Economic Knowledge for Freedom (CEDICE Libertad)
- Ciudad Jardín Scout Group, El Instituto de Finanzas y Empresas (IFE), Fórmate Maracay Foundation, José Smith Scout Group, Líceo Francisco Torrealba, Nosotros los Niños Preschool, República de México School, Ucista Preschool, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Universidad de Carabobo, Universidad Nacional Abierta
NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED DIRECTLY:
NUMBER OF PEOPLE REACHED INDIRECTLY:
- 7 472
Bancribe organized multiple events for this year’s Global Money Week. First, a virtual workshop on Personal Finance, titled “On the Road to Financial Freedom”. Additionally, a talk on “Money and your future goals” was organized. In collaboration with Instituto de Finanzas y Empresas (IFE), an organization specializing in financial education, Bancribe launched a new edition of their online workshop on personal finance called “On the Road to Financial Freedom”.
Center for the Dissemination of Economic Knowledge for Freedom (CEDICE Libertad)
During Global Money Week 2018, the Center directly impacted 600 children and adolescents and more than 200 children and youths through their social media network. Those directly impacted were given a guided tour of the center and discussed the ethics of money, talks were given at the universities, games and workshops in the schools, with a scout group, a religious group, and dance and modeling group. The workshops addressed the uses of money from its creation, to the first forms of bartering like a cow or salt, all the way up until cryptocurrencies. Savings and Investing were also addressed through the plays “The Merchant of Venice” and “1001 Nights”. Other themes were addressed through the books “The Little Prince” and “Robinson Crusoe”.
2017 Venezuela Global Money Week
- Centro de Divulgación del Conocimiento Económico para la Libertad
- CEDICE Libertad
- Universidad de Carabobo
- Escuelas:3 schools in the state of Carabobo (province of the country), 5 schools in the city of Caracas (capital), 2 schools in the state of Guárico (province of the country), 10 schools in the state of Aragua (procince of the country) and 2 preeschools.
- Governmental institutions: Consejo Municipal del Municipio Zamora, Centro de Privación de Libertad de Menores del Estado Aragua
- Financial institutions: Bancaribe
- NGO’s: Grupo Scouts de Venezuela, Sociedad Bolivariana del Municipio Zamora, Círculo Bastiat de Venezuela (Círculo de lectura)
- Media Communication: Radio María 1450 AM. TVS el Súper Canal del Centro (Televisora), Radio Auténtica 107.5 FM, TRV Televisora Regional Venezolana (Televisión)
- Religious organizations: Pastoral Universitaria de Venezuela
- Universities: Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales de la Universidad Central de Venezuela, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de la Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Universidad Monte Ávila, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales de la Universidad de Carabobo, Bárbula, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales de la Universidad de Carabobo, La Morita, Universidad José Antonio Páez
- CEDICE Libertad, the winner of the First Edition of Global Money Week, brings this year innovative means to raise awareness about the good use of money and its implications in a more prosperous society, healthy and that fights for the elimination of poverty.
University students visited schools, organizations, the media and made web communications, with educational activities such as games, children's literature, dramatizations, songs and entrepreneurship talks. All this was to define the three functions of money, its origin and desired characteristics, the relationship between saving and investment, the implications of solidarity in the use of money, the origin of banking and the current functions of banks, the capacity of Progress through linkages with financial institutions, economic citizenship through ethics and economic duties and rights.
More than 2000 children and young people were reached, without counting the numbers reached through virtual channels and the media.
A high level discussion with the renowned economist Martín Krause was organized with students.
There were also visits to companies in order to strengthen young people's desire to see a society with greater progress and access for all so that developing the potential of each person goes hand in hand with solidarity.
2016 Venezuela Global Money Week
- CEDICE LIBERTAD – Economía para jóvene
DATE OF THE EVENT:
- 14th - 17th of March
CECIDE Libertad and its financial and economic education program for youth “Economia para jóvenes”, along with Bancaribe, took part in this year’s Global Money Week celebrations in Venezuela. Both organizations embarked on projects that aimed to reach children and youth using social media and various innovative channels.
Bancaribe was one of the organizations pioneering the Regional Rally, an innovative financial education activity coordinated this year by the Child and Youth Finance secretariat specifically for the Latin America and Caribbean Region. The Regional Rally consisted of a series of questions that children and youth between 14 and 24 years of age had to answer in a limited amount of time and in perfect sequence. The activity was an effort undertaken by 10 organizations at the regional level in hopes of connecting their celebrations and inspiring others to get involved with the various organizations across the region.
During the week, both Bancaribe and CEDICE Libertad shared interesting content on their websites and social media to encourage children and youth to take part and save smart!
2015 Venezuela Money Week
- Centro de Divulgación del Conocimiento Económico para la Libertad (CEDICE Libertad)
- Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua
DATE OF THE EVENT:
- 9th - 17th of March
NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED:
- 1 000
Centro de Divulgación del Conocimiento Económico para la Libertad (CEDICE Libertad), through its Economy for Youth program, joined Global Money Week with exciting and innovative initiatives. Children and youth were asked to write down their dreams so that they can start thinking about the future and how they can create sustainable livelihoods for themselves. They shared these dreams with each other and it was interesting to see how they inspired each other.
Throughout the week the Economy for Youth program travelled to different cities in the country hosting youth talks, reading circles and workshops for children and youth which focused on their life plans and their relation with sustainable livelihoods. During the Youth Talks, youth from the Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua gathered to discuss a variety of topics at the university and attended a presentation of a CEDICE-Libertad economist. Discussion topics included the importance of saving, how savings and development are related. Volunteers from the program also put together a series of informative videos on these topics. Students participated in Personal Finance workshop where 23 volunteers of Bancaribe took part as facilitators.
The workshops aimed to introduce students to the importance of making wise financial decisions to achieve their personal and family goals and improve the quality of their lives. The workshop allowed students to appreciate the role money plays in achieving personal goals by focusing on the value of planning, setting goals and making thoughtful decisions in the personal finance context.
2014 Venezuela Money Week
DATE OF THE EVENT:
- 10th – 14th of March
NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED:
- 1 000
For the 2nd year in a row Centro de Divulgación del Conocimiento Económico para la Libertad (CEDICE Libertad), through its program Economy for Youth, is joining Global Money Week with very exciting and innovative initiatives. The start of Global Money Week coincided with Civic Monday in Venezuela. So organizing partners planned for a Civic Global Money Week Monday where kids identified how saving money and learning more about finance is related to exercising their citizenship. Children and youth wrote down their dreams in order to make them think about the future and how they can create sustainable livelihoods for themselves. They shared these dreams with each other and it was interesting to see what they came up with, and how they inspired each other.
This year CEDICE-Libertad prepared a series of videos to explain economic concepts in an easy and friendly way to children and youth. Throughout the week the Economy for Youth program travelled around to different cities in the country hosting youth talks, reading circles and workshops for children and youth which focused on their life plans and their relation with sustainable livelihoods. During the Youth Talks, youth from the Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua gathered to discuss a variety of topics at the university and attend a presentation of a CEDICE-Libertad economist. Discussion topics included the importance of saving, how savings and development are related. Volunteers from the program Economy for Youth also put together a series of informative videos on these topics. Youth from the CEDICE-Libertad Economy for Youth program were invited by a radio station to discuss youth finance and national policies involving youth. They gave advice to listeners on why and how to save. Throughout Global Money Week CEDICE worked with almost 1000 children and youth.
2013 Venezuela Money Week
NAME OF THE ORGANIZING ENTITY:
- Conocimiento Económico para la Libertad (CEDICE Libertad)
- Instituto de Finanzas y Empresa; IFE y la asociación civil Jóvenes Emprendedores; Bancaribe
NUMBER OF CHILDREN REACHED:
- 2 500
- EL Tiempo.com; ENTORNOINTELIGENTE.COM; Estamos en linea; Producto.com.ve; Entornointeligente.com
A Personal Finance Workshop, started with the participation of 23 volunteers Bancaribe as facilitators, thanks the support of the civil association of Jóvenes Emprendedores de Venezuela. The Personal Finance Workshop aims to introduce students to the importance of making wise financial decisions to achieve their personal and family goals and improve their quality of life. The workshop shows the value of planning, setting goals and making thoughtful decisions in the personal finance context, so that students are able to examine the role that money plays in achieving personal goals.
The workshop was held in the “Escuela Técnica Popular María Auxiliadora’’ applying the program in 9 classrooms to a total of 297 pupils aged between 14 and 18 belonging to 4th, 5th and 6th of Tecnic Baccalaureate in Manadgement Technical Assistant, Accounting and Financial Management. Volunteers were responsible for about 33 students and gave lessons for three days in academic sessions of 2 hours each.