VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS, APRIL 17, 2018 — Cowrywise and EduBridge Academy have teamed up and entered into a partnership to develop cutting edge financial literacy education for students and the working class in Nigeria and on the African continent. This initiative will involve the development and delivery of Cowrywise’s proprietary Personal Wealth Management content on education programmes offered by EduBridge Academy.
Also, it will include developing games that inculcate financial literacy, including the core concepts of savings, investing and appreciation of the financial markets. These resources will be administered across tertiary institutions, secondary schools and primary schools in Nigeria and across the continent.
Speaking about the initiative, Razaq Ahmed, CEO of Cowrywise said, “In the past few months, I have had the opportunity of receiving speaking invites from Nigerian university students’ bodies. While preparing for each presentation and feedbacks received after each event, the interplay of education, career and lifelong financial stability kept popping up. To that end, Cowrywise is working with EduBridge Academy to offer this revolutionary product that combines excellent career education with invaluable financial literacy.
The CEO and co-founder of EduBridge Academy, Babatunde Oladosu said: “EduBridge Academy produces 21st-century graduates. Knowing that career development and personal wealth management are interlinked, we partnered with Cowrywise to deepen the experience that we offer our students and other young Nigerians”.
Cowrywise is a FinTech company democratizing access to premium financial services by making these services available to the mass market cheaply. Cowrywise is leveraging technology and investment management to re-imagine how personal financial services are delivered to people. It does this by helping its customers achieve their savings and investments goals in a simple, secure and rewarding manner.
For more information, see https://www.cowrywise.com
ABOUT EDUBRIDGE ACADEMY
EduBridge Academy is a career advisory and employability academy. EduBridge Academy helps students, graduates and working professionals learn the skills required to obtain jobs in high-end industries such as Investment Banking, Consulting, Human Resources, Audit, Business Development and Marketing. EduBridge Academy helps employers get access to the best talents from the Nigerian educational system. For more information, see https://www.edubridgeacademy.com