By Neo Kolane
A programme that is designed to promote importance of holistic finance planning, especially during the uncertainty of Covid-19 is set to begin on February 20.
The ‘Lisente to Makholo Digital and Financial Education Program’ is set to accommodate 100 participates between the ages of 21 to 35 across the country, and it’s open to those who hold a tertiary qualification (diploma or degree) and/or have a registered business older than two years.
2019 YALI Mandela Washington Fellow alumnus Tokiso Tkay Nthebe, with the help of the U.S Embassy Maseru, is launching the digital and financial education programme that is aimed at up-skilling and empowering graduates and young entrepreneurs with digital financial literacy skills that will aid in bridging the digital financial literacy gap.
Nthebe is a personal finance and wellness coach, 2019 Mandela Washington Alumus, a flagship programme of the U.S governments’ Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), and founder of TKO Consultancy. He helps young graduates, employees, entrepreneurs and pre-retirees better manage their money, save and plan for their futures.
The programme is funded by the US Embassy Maseru through its Public Affairs Alumni Grant Projects implemented under the “American Corner through their On the Road Programme.
Registration opened on February 1 and closes on February 14.