WEN’s Cultural Sensitive Financial Literacy

WEN's Culture Sensitive Financial Literacy Class

16 Year old teen's goal is to get out of the rat race

Through this financial literacy class, it will be best to start young to learn how to manage your money. It will be smart for programs to fit this type of education into their schedules…

Jay Jay

Under World Ebony Network’s Economic Resource and Development business unit, the organization implements within its chapters, an array of age appropriate economic activities, such as:

  1. Financial Literacy
  2. Business Development
  3. Work skills acquisitions
  4. Job Interview coaching
  5. Mentoring
  6. Business to business matching
  7. etc.

Because WEN applies the “It Takes the Village” African philosophy in all its activities where it partners with other organizations to deliver its services, the organization has chosen to partner with script Inc with a similar business, to offer financial literacy education in the Tri-city area, for which Petersburg VA’s included.
WEN Ebony Youth Empowerment (EYE’s) financial literacy teaches youth how income works and how to be financially independent. Watch the below video for more information.

Script Inc., is one of WEN community partners who provides financial management education to WEN organized classes, train the trainer, and provides financial counselling through WEN  in the Tri-city area, for which Petersburg VA's is located. This video interview of students who had taken the financial literacy program at WEN's HQ in Petersburg, Virginia. The class was taught by Herman Rivers of Script Incorporated.