IMPROVING THE MANAGEMETN OF THE BUDGET
A group of volunteers of the Associació de voluntaris de “La Caixa” has given a new workshop of financial education to users of Som – Fundació. The session has taken place on February 14th, in the headquarters of CaixaFòrum.
The objective of the training is provide tools that help the persons with intellectual disabilities to know the value of things and be aware of their daily expenses, with the aim of administrating better their pocket money and learn to save a part of their income.
The session had the participation of 14 users that are part of the programme of Independent Life of the foundation, and have been interested in improving the management of their economy.
On this occasion, the trainers have used materials with accessible information, which has been created exclusively for this workshop, with the finality of facilitating the comprehension of the content and promote the participation of the trainees. There have been groups crated to work the issues and solve exercises raised and put into practice the concepts previously explained.
The users that have participated in the workshop have valued in a positive way and, after finishing the workshop, they commented that they would put into practice the things they had learnt in order to save and have some caprice now and then.