Financial Education for Urban Youth: The First Step to Poverty Eradication

Author(s): 
Balakrishnan, B., Siew Woei, L., Boung Yew, S.L., Chien Sing, L., Sook Yee, H.S. & Chee Pun, O.
Organization/Affiliation(s): 
Global Learn Asia Pacific
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
May 17, 2010

This paper discusses the impact of a workshop titled Finance for Youth: Financial Liberty through Financial Literacy, given under the UNESCO Participation Program for Biennium 2008-2009.The workshop was designed to empower a group of 33 youth from targeted low-income families in Malaysia

Topic: 
Financial Inclusion
Regions: 
Asia, Southeast Asia, & the Pacific
Tags: 
Economic Empowerment
Youth
Financial Literacy/Education
Urban Development
Training & Capacity