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342 SAVING AND INVESTMENT TRAINING FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Jul 17, 2018, 9:08 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jul 17, 2018, 9:08 AM ]
14-July- 2017, Pune: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Pune organized a workshop on ‘Saving and Investment’ for the women residing in Thete Wasti slum in Pune. 23 women participated in this programme held under the aegis of ‘women empowerment project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

The objective of this workshop was to create awareness and impart skills to women on financial Savings and investments. Mr Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator-DBDS) was the resource person for this workshop. In the first session, Mr Chavan laid emphasis on the need to have disciplined savings, later he spoke about financial scams like Speak Asia Online, Royal Twinkle Star Club Ltd, Pearl, Pancard, Stock guru India etc.

He gave various examples how inflation reduce the purchasing power of money. He then explained about various post office saving schemes, PPF, Insurance schemes, Pension plans, Sukanya Samruddhi Yojna etc. After the workshop snacks were served to all and Mrs. Priya Sonawane (Staff-DBDS) gave vote of thanks.