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457 FINANCIAL LITERACY WORKSHOP FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Dec 27, 2018, 4:59 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Dec 27, 2018, 4:59 AM ]
21-December-2018, Mumbai: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a one day training on ‘Financial goals and Investment Planning’ for women from low income group residing in Ashok Nagar slum in Mumbai. 46 women participated in this workshop which was organized under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by MAHANAGAR GAS LIMITED.

Mr. Prakash Vinerkar (Sub-Postmaster - Ghatkopar) was the resource person for the training. The workshop focused on the saving and investment behaviour of people. It compared risk and returns of different assets classes like gold, equity, real estate etc. Detailed information on investment in small saving schemes, Pension schemes of post office was shared with the participants. Participants invited the resource person to hold more such sessions in the slum community. Mrs. Zarina Khan and Surekha Pednekar (DBDS- Staff) made the necessary arrangements for this workshop.