13 Mar WE TOOK PART IN A FINANCIAL KERMESSE IN PARAGUAY
Did you know that the second week of March is the financial education week in Paraguay? Between 4th and 10th March, Paraguay’s National Strategy for Financial Inclusion country organized a series of related activities. The financial inclusion week closed with a put so-called Financial Kermesse, a fair in which more than 25 public and private institutions participated. This fair also had the support of Itaipú Binacional, the Municipality of Asunción and the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AECID). All participating entities brought different and exciting financial education proposals to the Kermesse, using games to reinforce and expand the financial knowledge of children, youth, and grown-ups.
Fundación Capital was present at the kermesse with several winning proposals. On our stand, visitors were able to enjoy two games: i) Financial Memorama and ii) Dindin Quiz. Through the Financial Memorama, we want participants to discover and reinforce financial concepts, linking definitions with words related to the financial system through images. Dindin Quiz, on the other hand, is a Q&A digital game that promotes learning and competition around the issues of consumption, savings, and budget.
This Kermesse was a great space to raise awareness of fundamental concepts about personal finance and the financial system through games and talks. The event was a complete success: many children, youth, and adults enthusiastically participated in the games and were eager to learn more. We are delighted with the results of the event, which we hope will serve as an initial impulse to generate a positive impact on individual long-term finances.