A Localised Goal Event was held on the 21 April 2015 at Kalingalinga St Francis parish with 50 participants girls between the ages 12 to 20.
The girls gained information on health, rights, mapping resources through the games Hygiene Tag, My Rights and My Community. The girls asked questions on how to take care of their bodies, how many times they should bath as girls and also how to take care of themselves during their menstrual periods. The girls also played 2 games from be money savvy; going to the bank and Zig zag saving. The girls were very excited about learning about the bank.
“I will start saving my money in the bank”, said one of the girls
The participants were also interviewed by Muvi Television Presenter Siphiwe Mpanza who asked the girls what they learnt from the event and how they will use the knowledge they got from the event.
During the interview one of the participants said “I learnt how to take care of myself and also about the importance of saving money and going to the bank”. Another participant said that “I did not know a lot about the bank now I know, I will start going to the bank”