Financial literacy for children - accessible and funny

Details of the organization
Lyuben Karavelov Regional Library

Information about the project
Financial literacy for children - accessible and funny
The project aim is to acquire basic financial literacy and to build practical skills for managing personal finances through the use of modern information and communication technologies, mobile apps for children and young people up to 24 years of age. Within the project implementation 233 participants acquired basic knowledge of financial literacy. In the period 2015-2017, the project evolved and replicated: 12 additional trainings with over 100 trained children and young people were organized. For children up to 14 years of age there are 3 ateliers: available: „Mama's and Dad's money“, „Time of money“ and „Money and how to use them“, in which, the participants are introduced to the four main pillars of finance - saving, spending, donating and investing. The participants use mobile apps for family budgeting, demo-versions of online banking, and more. Smart device trainings raised the interest and stimulated the involvement of all participants.
National implementation: Bulgaria
Ongoing from 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2018
Unicredit Bulbank, branch of Ruse, Bistra and Galina Foundation - Ruse, Networx company and internet provider, based in Ruse, First private school Leonardo Da Vinci, Ruse, Insurance company NN, media partner - RuseInfo.Net and over 30 public libraries in Bulgaria.

WSIS information
* Capacity building
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
  • Project