2011

Cash for Christmas- Who is sending money to you?

Cash for Christmas- Who is sending money to you?

December 20, 2011

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Christmas can be a wonderful and joyous time of year, spending time celebrating with family, friends and colleagues. We also spend a lot of money on gifts, food and travel that can leave us ill-prepared financially for the new year. Many Fijians are blessed to have relatives overseas who send money throughout the year and...

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Partnerships in Microinsurance – Insurers look to next steps

Partnerships in Microinsurance – Insurers look to next steps

December 5, 2011

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Good partnerships have been identified as one of the key factors in the success of a microinsurance program. Insurance providers in consultation with Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) gathered last week to discuss the challenges to microinsurance development in Fiji. This session follows from a recent workshop presenting the results of the microinsurance demand survey....

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Low-income households demand new ways to manage emergencies- insurance companies to take lead

Low-income households demand new ways to manage emergencies- insurance companies to take lead

November 29, 2011

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Key stakeholders representing insurance companies, commercial banks, donors, NGOs and the Reserve Bank gathered at Tanoa Plaza in Suva last week for the presentation of findings from the Microinsurance Demand Research implemented in Fiji in August to October of this year. The half-day workshop highlighted the way that low income families in Fiji cope with...

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Making Learning Fun – Educational games to boost financial education in schools

Making Learning Fun – Educational games to boost financial education in schools

November 3, 2011

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By 2013, all primary schools in Fiji will be learning how to save, spend wisely and invest. The ability to manage money is an essential life skill for all students in Fiji regardless of their age.   With exciting and innovative methods of teaching financial education, 12 regional primary school teachers, Ministry of Education officials...

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Lautoka Teachers Trained on Financial Education and Integrating FinED into the School Curriculum

Lautoka Teachers Trained on Financial Education and Integrating FinED into the School Curriculum

October 28, 2011

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About 30 teachers from Drasa Avenue School and Jasper Williams Primary School went through professional development training on personal money management and investment yesterday at Jasper Williams Primary School in Lautoka. The workshop was conducted by the Financial Education (FinED) Champion Teachers, Mrs. Emma Brook and Mrs. Sarah Qiokata. The Fiji Financial Education Curriculum Development...

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