1491 DBDS-AXA Project: Financial Literacy for Women

Pune, April 2022: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) held two Financial Literacy sessions for 43 women under the aegis of Health Care and Sustainable Environment Project supported by AXA business services. The details are as follows:

First Financial Literacy session was held on 7th April 2022 in Subhash Nagar slum. 25 women participated in this session. Mr. Nagsen Chavan was the resource person. Second Session was held on 18th April 2022 in Indira Nagar slum. 18 women participated in this session. Mrs.Shilpa Deshpande was the resource person. Following topics were covered in the sessions:

Digital Payments, safety, precautions and frauds

Illegal financial schemes and their scams

Financial scams like Speak Asia Online, Royal Twinkle Star Club Ltd, Pearl, Pancard, Samrudha Jivan yojan, Stock guru India

Insurance schemes – Important of Term Insurance and Health Insurance.

FD, PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana, Post office small saving schemes.

It was an interactive session where the participants asked questions which were answered by the resource person. After the session hand wash, Face Mask and Dettol Soap were distributed to participants.