Posted on January 06, 2019

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) in collaboration with INJAZ Qatar, presented ‘How Money Works?’ program to the Qatari youth at the Spring Camp of Hamad Medical Cooperation (HMC) that they organized during the first school semester break.

The “How Money works?” program is a five-hour training with interactive and engaging sessions, tailored specifically to educae secondary school, university freshmen’s and second year students aged between 15 to 19 on managing their finances. The program explores ways to earn money and manage it prudently by budgeting, saving, and investing. Once the sessions are completed, students will receive a Certificate stating the completion of the program.

Spring Camp hosts various programs based on the students’ career path. It aims to improve student skills in multiple sectors, including money management, and provide guidelines for developing smart financial decisions. The program ‘How Money Works?’ is part of an integrated ‘Life Skills’ program hosted at spring camp. QIB employees delivered the program to more than 100 youngsters which were divided into two groups. The program ‘How Money Works?’ is expected to reach 1,250 students over the next three years as part of an exclusive collaboration between QIB and INJAZ Qatar.

Commenting on the participation in the HMC ‘Spring Camp’ program, Mashaal Abdulaziz Al Derham, Assistant General Manager, Head of Corporate Communications & Quality Assurance at QIB said: “It gives us great pleasure to participate in the HMC initiative, as we share a common goal of giving opportunities to the Qatari youth to help them start making smart financial decisions.” “Financial literacy is an important aspect in building a strong foundation for the country’s youth while influencing them to shape their financial future,” she added.