BHB launches 4th Smart Investor Programme | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

BHB launches 4th Smart Investor Programme

TDT | Manama

The Daily Tribune –

Bahrain Bourse officially announced the opening of the 4th Edition of the Smart Investor Programme, aimed at elementary students as part of the curriculum for the academic year 2021-2022.

Workshops for the Smart Investor programme will be in 70 schools. Educators and volunteers will target more than 5000 students in grade 4 elementary level, during the academic year, from public and private institutions.

Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse, said he is glad to see the implementation of the programme as part of the curriculum for the first time this year.” Hana Sarwani, INJAZ Bahrain Executive Director, stated, “Having the programme now embedded in the curriculum of public schools will provide us with the opportunity to reach even more students who would benefit from this unique offering.”

Launched in 2018, the Smart Investor programme is a national awareness programme held in collaboration with INJAZ Bahrain targeting elementary students.

The programme aims at equipping young students with basic concepts related to money management, savings, and financial planning through interactive edutainment activities.

The programme consists of seven-themed sessions designed to equip students with the following concepts: Thinking, Specifying, Planning, Execution, Saving, Progression, and Evaluation.

For the first time, the Smart Investor Programme will launch a national challenge for participants to increase engagement and encourage students to participate by applying what they’ve learned during the programme.