Visa as well as the National Bank of Georgia continue to keep promote financial literacy by organising a unique educating-entertaining event for children during Back to School period at Tbilisi Mall.

This activity are going to be conducted within Visa additionally, the National bank of Georgia financial literacy campaign were only available in May, 2018 by launching the financial football game and signing a memorandum of understanding.

Visa and NGB Time for School event will need place on September 22, from 10AM to eight PM with the central part of Tbilisi Mall. Children will be able to know more about smart management of their money in the easy and funny way by playing Financial Football Game, enjoying different entertaining activities as well as memorable souvenirs from Visa and NBG.

“We are content to go on cooperation when using the National Bank of Georgia to encourage financial education platforms in Georgia and celebrate new school year by highlighting the power of financial literacy. At Visa we think that continuing development of a gaming approach with regard to financial literacy is more interesting, especially teenagers, students and all the grownups. It’s usually more enjoyable to know after you play. The Financial Football activity allows us doing that. Financial literacy helps people become self-sufficient and have financial stability. This includes to be able to reduce costs, distinguish the visible difference between needs and wants, have a budget and only making good financial decisions”. – said Dmytro Krepak, Acting Group Country Manager in CIS&SEE.

“Financial education is just about the priority areas for any National Bank of Georgia. We developed the nation’s Strategy for Financial Education in 2016, and currently, we’ve been in the process of its implementation. Further, we announced 2018 because “Year of Financial Literacy” and we are glad that individuals had the chance to get the Georgian-language “Financial Football” game together with VISA with this very year. The “Financial Football” game is often a fun and efficient tool for teaching basic fundamentals of non-public finance management to your population.

We hope the young generation is taking part in “Financial Football”. With Into School event of September 22, we wish to remind everyone regarding the “Financial Football” game, and to encourage schools along with stakeholders to work with the game and its particular accompanying educational modules while in the teaching process. Furthermore hope that we’ll continue our cooperation with VISA to advance the amount of financial literacy of your Georgian population.” – said Lasha Gzirishvili, Head of Consumer Protection and Financial Education Department with the National Bank of Georgia.


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