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PFIP’s journey to reach 1.5 million Pacific islanders

PFIP’s journey to reach 1.5 million Pacific islanders

March 28, 2017

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  The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) has helped 1.5 million Pacific Islanders  access formal financial services. Access to safe and affordable financial services enables low-income households to manage their money and improve their livelihoods. Bringing Pacific Islanders into the formal financial sector improves their lives, and contributes to economic growth and stability. PFIP was launched...

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Invest for the future

Invest for the future

November 15, 2016

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Welcome to the Reserve Bank of Fiji’s Public Awareness column. This article continues the series of articles on financial education in Fiji and how it contributes to financial inclusion. EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Paul Caginivalu, a Year 3 student at Assemblies of God Primary School in Nasinu, started collecting his savings in money boxes while in kindergarten. Two...

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Being resourceful

Being resourceful

November 8, 2016

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Reserve Bank of Fiji Welcome to the Reserve Bank of Fiji’s Public Awareness column. This article continues the series of articles on financial education in Fiji and how it contributes to financial inclusion. THE reality for rural students at a boarding school such as Namosi Secondary School in the interior of Viti Levu is very...

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Who Will Be There To Help, When You’re Not?

Who Will Be There To Help, When You’re Not?

November 5, 2016

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Seleima Veisamasama, wife of late veteran journalist Malakai Veisamasama, shares her experience of having a life insurance and its importance. Sitting in her living room with family portraits of her late husband behind her, Seleima Veisamasama is the epitome of a calm and confident woman despite the turmoil that she has experienced over the past...

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A way out of poverty

A way out of poverty

November 1, 2016

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Welcome to the Reserve Bank of Fiji’s Public Awareness column. This week we continue our series of articles on financial education in Fiji and how it contributes to financial inclusion. SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD Abishek Shivam, a Year 11 student at All Saints Secondary School in Labasa, sees Financial Education as a way out of poverty. Since his...

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