Posted by : Posted on : 25-Jun-2018

Koela women end training on Financial Literacy

Quoting the Solomon Star newspaper – 25 June 2018

“Women from Koela village in South Savo have successfully completed a two days training on Financial Literacy, last week.

“Report reaching Sunday star said they also set up a Koela Women’s Savings Club last week.

“Savo is an Island closest to the capital city, but access to financial institutions are lacking for various reasons.

“The report identified that most of the women are not educated, do not have a formal job and financial institutions because certain requirement in order to open bank accounts.

“Report revealed that most of the members being mothers get their source of income from selling fruits and vegetables at the Honiara Central market.

“It also stated that Savo Island is blessed to have a very fertile soil for fruits, such as water melon, orange, local apples and cassava and yam, which are some of the locally grown healthy food produced on the volcanic Island.”

Copyright :  Solomon Star


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