One training is not enough… very often participants to our Training the Trainers will first use what they have learned … to better manage their own finance. Very often too, before reaching out their organisations’ clients, they will first facilitate short training on financial education to their colleagues. To build their confidence, encourage them to implement financial education programme to help their clients and overcome the challenges of doing so, it is key to follow up and support the trainers.
It is what we did in Phnom Penh, nine months after the training the trainers: Sophie came back and during a couple of hours, we discussed what they implemented, the difficulties they face and braintormed on ideas to get basic financial education messages through to the low income people these organisations support.
We were hosted in the brand new Enfants du Mekong Centre which had opened the week before and still not had internet!