Raising Financial Awareness
Spreading entrepreneurial education and raising awareness about the benefit of financial education among adolescents – Administration of President of Georgia, National Bank of Georgia and Business and Technology University start joint educational project.
George Abashishvili – Head of the Administration of the President of Georgia, Koba Gvenetadze – President of the National Bank of Georgia and Mikheil Batiashvili – Rector of the Business and Technology University signed the Memorandum of Understanding within the framework of this project that aims to spread financial and entrepreneurial education in Tbilisi and other regions and raising awareness on benefits of financial education among high school students.
“Raising financial education is very important not only for consumers but for the financial sector and the economy of the country as a whole. As a result of financial education, customers get practical experience and skills to make reasonable financial decisions, including borrowing money, savings and other key financial issues. Financial institutions are getting informed customers that reduces their risks. It’s desirable to start financial education from an early age. This is why, National Bank of Georgia, in cooperation with Administration of the President of Georgia and Business and Technology University, implements very important project for school students in regions” – Said Mr. Koba Gvenetadze, President of the National Bank of Georgia.
In the framework of the joint educational project “Get More Knowledge in Financial Management”, 1000 school students, from Tbilisi and other regions, will attend the lecture in Business and Technology University on the topic – “Money, Finances and Their influence on Economy”.
“Our aim is to raise financial awareness that implies providing information to high school students about bank products and services. The lecture of Business and technology University will help students to higher the competencies in finances” – said Mr. Mikheil Batiashvili, Rector of the Business and Technology University, to ambebi.ge.
The first stage of the project will last until the end of the year.