Financial literacy can alleviate poverty

Improving financial literacy and access to bank accounts may help youth save, allowing them to meet current financial needs and invest in their futures.

This was said on Tuesday at the opening of the Global Money Week held at the Gaborone International Conversion Centre (GICC).

The event is an annual international money awareness celebration, which engages children worldwide in learning how money works, including saving, creating livelihoods, gaining employment and entrepreneurship.

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