Financial Education for Girls Program

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I Inactive

Key Information

Financial Education aims to provide relevant and timely financial education to girls and young women at key points in their lives, as part of a program to support girls with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes to tackle decisions along their life's journey, whether this is personal, professional or in continuing education.

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


East Asia & Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa

Brazil, China, India, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, United Republic of Tanzania

Government Affiliation

Non-governmental program


2014 - 2021

Ministry Affiliation



Not applicable or unknown

COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope

Global / regional

Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas

Other skills

  • Financial literacy
  • Life skills/sexuality education

Cross-cutting areas

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Sexual harassment & coercion
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls (both in school and out of school), Youth


Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

Not applicable or unknown

School Level

Not applicable or unknown

Other populations reached

  • Community leaders
  • Teachers - female
  • Teachers - male

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Life skills education

  • Social and emotional learning (SEL) skills building

Reducing economic barriers

  • Financial literacy training

Women's empowerment programs

  • Empowerment training

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved social and emotional learning/skills and mindsets

Cross-cutting goals

  • Improved financial literacy and savings
  • Improved sexual and reproductive health
  • Increased agency and empowerment