Girl Guides Australia aims to empower girls and young women with practical learning on personal finance so that they can make better decisions for an independent and secure financial future.
Guide your Money builds on a learning program that was trialled in South Australia in 2012, called Seven Steps for Success. It was based on the Girl Scout USA program using a method designed to builds life skills through a non-formal experiential learning process.
The program has two target audiences:
- Girls aged 7 to 12 years: Provide positive role models on saving and using money and introduce the basics of budgeting and making better money decisions.
- Young women aged 18 to 30: This program aims to empower them to take control of their financial future. Skills are developed via face to face learning, online content and practical application. www.guideyourmoney.org.au
$229,000 over three years