The 2012 campaign will be held from the 16 to 27 July 2012.
The Teach Children to Save South Africa™ (TCTS SA™) programme will be celebrating five years of grooming our youth to be Savvy Savers!!! TCTS SA™ is a generic financial literacy programme rolled out annually to learners nationwide. The TCTS SA™ lesson plan is integrated within the school curriculum.
In 2008 TCTS SA™ was conceptualised to embark on a journey with selfless volunteers, enthusiastic learners, schools, government, banks and financial sector institutions.
Since July 2008 to date TCTS SA™ through 15 banks and 28 financial sector institutions has empowered more than 350,000 learners in over 1,500 schools. Volunteer bankers and financial sector professionals become “teachers-for-an-hour” and impart their skills and work-based knowledge to teach learners about the lifelong habit of saving.
The 5 objectives of TCTS SA™ are to:
- foster a culture of saving
- promote volunteerism
- create awareness about the value of money
and the importance of savings
- promote financial literacy
- assist learners appreciate the power of choice