Child & Youth Finance International marks Global Money Week 2015
Global Money Week is an international money awareness event which takes place annually in the second week of March. Global Money Week engages children worldwide in learning how money works, including saving, creating livelihoods, gaining employment, and entrepreneurship.
Global Money Week is an initiative of Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) an internationally charity working out of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to increase the economic citizenship of children. By working closely with national authorities, global multi-laterals, civil society leaders and financial service providers ,CYFI will ensure that 100 million children and youth in 100 countries will be reached through high quality financial education by the end of 2015. To date 36 million young people in 125 countries have been reached through this ‘Child and Youth Finance Movement’, with the endorsement and support of the European Parliament, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), G20 Turkish Presidency and the United Nations.