Training the Trainers – Helping vulnerable families – day 1

First day of our TOT focusing on helping vulnerable families, in Phnom Penh, with our partner ICS-SP at Vipassa:
1) What is financial education and what does it aim to?

TOT Financial literacy - matching problems and solutions
Matching problems and solutions
TOT Financial literacy - matching financial problems and solutions
Matching problems (financial or others) with solutions …
TOT Financial literacy - matching problems and solutions
… which helps define what financial education is about, and…

 

TOT Financial literacy - matching problems and solutions
… stress the importance of needs assessment.

 
TOT Financial literacy - matching problems and solutions

TOT Financial literacy - solutions vs. prevention
reflection on short term solution vs. prevention
2) Empathy
TOT Financial literacy - setting up a shop
Small shop game: building empathy …

 

TOT Financial literacy - setting up a shop
…and understanding the difficulties faced by families who live on a small business income.

3) Experiencing our module on debt, which is a major issue for most families (poor or less poor) in Cambodia:

TOT Financial literacy - debts
Story: why do we have debts?

 

TOT Financial literacy - debts impact
Impact of debt on other expenses – We also discussed how debts grow, and the impact of debt on others.
TOT Financial literacy - getting out of debt
Getting out of debt, step by step. We started with an easy step by step process: a journey

 
TOT Financial literacy - getting out of debt

TOT Financial literacy - getting out of debt
then applied the same step by step approach to paying back debt

 

TOT Financial literacy - budgeting
Budgeting to pay back debt

 

TOT Financial literacy - avoiding debt
Avoiding debt: matching reasons for debt and prevention

 

TOT Financial literacy - avoiding debt

 

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