Edufinet, the financial education project promoted by Unicaja Banco and Fundación Unicaja, is increasing its activity this week on the occasion of Global Money Week, an initiative promoted by the OECD to raise awareness on the importance of basic education in finance. To this end, it has organized several activities, such as a seminar on cryptocurrencies at a high school in Seville, a webinar for World Water Day, the publication of an EdufiTalks interview on stock market investment and the screening of a film with financial content.
Members of the Edufinet Project have given a seminar on cryptocurrencies at a high school in Sanlúcar la Mayor (Seville). Furthermore, a webinar has been held on the occasion of World Water Day, on Edufinet’s YouTube channel.
A new EdufiTalks interview on stock market investment was also broadcast on the YouTube channel. The activities were completed with a new session of the ‘Series of financial and economic cinema’, with the screening of the film ‘Heroic Losers’ at the Unicaja Center for Financial Education, with the attendance of students from the IES Mayorazgo in Malaga.
Edufinet and Global Money Week
Edufinet participates one more year in the Global Money Week, which will take place from 21 to 27 March, with the theme ‘Build your future, be smart about money’. This is an annual global event organized by the OECD to raise awareness on the importance of acquiring basic training in finance and to ensure that young people acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to make sound financial decisions.
With regard to Edufinet Project, it has more than 16 years of history. It currently collaborates with 16 universities and more than then business organizations and institutions. Since it was launched, nearly 200,000 people have participated in the different courses, workshops and lectures organized. Its website has registered so far more than ten million visits, with access from nearly 180 countries.
Its website features other sections such as Edufiblog, EdufiAcademics, EdufiTech and an financial videogame. It also has a YouTube channel and profiles on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
All of the above has made Unicaja to be one of the most active agents in the fields of financial education and inclusion, in the exercise of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its commitment to society.