In commemoration of Chidren’s Day, one of the top banks in Nigeria, Stanbic IBTC Holdings deployed its senior personnel to various schools across Lagos State to teach students on financial literacy.
This is part of the bank’s commitment to teach students benefits of financial planning and how to develop a savings culture.
A statement by the bank, stated that by opting to teach the students the rudiments of financial literacy, the bank aimed to help them gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to make responsible financial decisions, particularly on how to start saving money for future needs.
Among issues discussed during the sessions were developing educational savings plans, budgeting, keeping money safe, and application of mobile money solutions.
The initiative, “which is an integral part of the group’s corporate social investment goals, focused on helping the students embrace financial planning and a savings culture.”