Trainings of "I Can Manage My Money" Project targeting young people to teach them financial literacy and budget management, have been carried out in online platforms such as YouTube and Zoom since March.
Online training sessions on Zoom are organized especially for university clubs. In the sessions held for small groups of 15-20 people, topics such as sample budget, savings, expenditure decisions, investment, borrowing, financial rights and obligations of consumers are covered.
With 43 training sessions held since March, 2.227 young people have been trained.
Also, in webinars which are broadcasted live on Habitat Association’s YouTube channel and given by experts in their fields, different financial topics such as budget management, spending habits, understanding macroeconomics, what to consider when investing, debt management, future economy and financial security are covered every week. Since March, 18.090 people have been reached through I Can Manage My Money webinars.
The most watched webinar in August, "Budget Management" reached more than 1,000 people in one week while another webinar of the month, “Home Economics and Family Budget” with Economist Meliha Okur was attended by 700 people.
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“I Can Manage My Money” Project, implemented in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Habitat Association and Visa Turkey with the support of 30 banks and e-money institutions since 2009, aims to raise awareness of young people on financial literacy and contribute to sustainable development.