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In the 2011-2012 academic year, Mesila UK will reach out to 500 young people at tertiary education institutions in London, the North and the North East of England and provide them with comprehensive courses in sound financial management, endowing them with vital skills for their adult lives.

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It ran from 10:00 AM, 6 December 2010 to 10:00 AM, 4 January 2011

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  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment
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Situation

Financial skills are not currently taught in most tertiary institutions. This lack in the average student’s education puts them at high risk of incurring large amounts of debt and puts them at a serious disadvantage in adult life.

Solution

Mesila’s Financial Education Program will change young peoples attitudes about financial management and will enable them to live within a budget. We will provide the practical tools these young adults need in order to live responsibly, while teaching them the value of financial independence and the power inherent in taking charge of one's finances. Prevention is better than cure (Desiderius Erasmus).