Commitment to Action

Banking on Our Future South Africa

Commitment by

CIDA University, City of Wellington

In 2007, CIDA University and City of Wellington committed $100,000 towards establishing the first Operation HOPE Banking on Our Future international offices in Johannesburg and Wellington, South Africa and deliver free financial literacy instruction aimed at youth, to schools and community-based organizations in each city. Additionally, in 2007, Operation HOPE and HOPE partners committed to invest $1 million through a private-public partnership to train and mobilize more than 250 local HOPE Corps volunteers to further train 50,000 South African youth and women in financial literacy, dignity, and entrepreneurship over the next five years.

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Commitment

Banking on Our Future South Africa

Launched

2006

Est. Duration

7 years

Region

Africa

Countries

South Africa

Commitment by

CIDA University, City of Wellington

Partner(s)

Operation HOPE, Inc., USAID, West Coast-Winelands Education Mgt Development Centre, City of Wellington, Municipality of Drakenstein, The Citigroup Private Bank, Bolland College, Hugenote College, St. Albans Primary School, Andrew J. Young Foundation, Nelson Mandela Children's Fund, FW de Klerk Foundation, Forum of Young Global Leaders, SA Members, Standard Chartered Bank, International Finance Corporation