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BATT equips communities with financial skills.

In recognition of National Financial Literacy month (April), the Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT), hosted a two-day financial education outreach session to the Belmont and Tunapuna communities on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 April 2023, respectively. The Association was appreciative of the Ministry of Sports and Community Development and the Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry and Commerce for their collaboration in this initiative, especially for the opportunity to reach the public in new and engaging ways that advances our mission of financial literacy and financial empowerment.

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The experience was no different in Tobago as BATT continued its Financial Education drive in the Signal Hill Community Centre and Canaan Community Centre. These informative and life-changing sessions were held on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 May, 2023 respectively in partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Community Development. There were over 100 persons attending the sessions which comprised youth, adults, small businesses owners and senior citizens.

Remarks were provided by the Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Sports and Community Development who emphasized the importance of financial literacy as a critical element of improving the individual well-being and too, the contribution that the collective well-being makes toward community building and national development. She also underscored that in this time of digital banking, there is even greater need for financial literacy.