As a youth, a key component to growth is having the ability to understand and apply financial literacy.

While leading a delegation from the Ministry of Youth and Sports to the island of #Kadavu, the line Minister Parveen Kumar said financial literacy is one of the major challenges facing young #Fijians in becoming self-sufficient.

“We want to inspire the youth to address the daily challenges they face, “ Minister Kumar said while closing the Empowerment Training on Financial Literacy yesterday.

Minister Kumar also closed a Mobile Skills training on Organic Farming and stated that it is an outreach; capacity and skills-building programme.

“It utilises vocational education to teach youth members to improve their skills and build on from the skills they already possess,” he said.

A total of 33 youth participants benefited from both the Empowerment training on Financial Literacy and Mobile Skills Training on Organic Farming.

He also handed over grant assistance, which comes under the Ministry’s Youth Farm Initiative Program, to six youth clubs where a total of 159 youth members benefitted from this farming assistance.

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