Jakarta Citi and NGO partner, Yayasan Kelompok Kerja Visi Anak Bangsa (YKK VAB) today announced the launch of the third series of the popular "Uang Anda" financial education television show.
The 2009 series will be presented by a new host, Rizka Baely, a respected financial planner and consultant. Over 26, five-minute episodes, she will provide practical advice related to investment, credit management, how to identify the "right loan," and tips for business owners.
Speaking at the season three launch, David Gormley, Country Business Manager, Citi Private Bank said, "Thanks to funding support from the Citi Foundation, we are delighted to launch a new series of 'Uang Anda' an important component of our financial education efforts.
"Based on feedback to our previous programs, the series very much meets a need and demand for basic financial management tips and advice remains strong."
YKK VAB co-founder Debra Yatim added, "The program appeals to a wide range of people including students, young professionals, housewives and retirees. One of the positive outcomes from past shows has been the demand for more information, especially related to credit card best practices, and many other finance-related topics."
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Mr. Gormley added, "Through 'Uang Anda' we are proud to play our part in supporting the Bank of Indonesia's 'Ayo ke Bank' financial education drive. In addition, the program provides opportunities for Citi colleagues to share knowledge and information on specialist financial topics."
"Uang Anda" is part of a Citi Indonesia's comprehensive financial education program that includes initiatives for many sectors of the community. The programs include: The Citi University Banking Course, Financial Education for the Poor, Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards, The Adventures of Agent Penny, Use Credit Wisely, and Achieving Financial Independence.
Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Citi's major brand names include Citibank, CitiFinancial, Primerica, Smith Barney, Banamex, and Nikko. Additional information may be found at citi.com
The Citi Foundation is committed to the economic empowerment of individuals and families, particularly those in need, in the communities where we work so that they can improve their standard of living. Globally, the Citi Foundation targets its strategic giving on its priority focus areas: Microfinance and Microenterprise, Small and Growing Businesses, Education and Financial Education and Asset Building. The Citi Foundation works with its partners in Microfinance and Microenterprise and Small and Growing Businesses to support environmental programs and innovations. Additional information can be found at citifoundation.com
Yayasan Kelompok Kerja Visi Anak Bangsa (YKK VAB)
Yayasan Kelompok Kerja Visi Anak Bangsa is an institution established in 1999 by four different background that shares the same vision to build a better Indonesia. The four founders are, Agus Pambagio, Debra Yatim, Garin Nugroho and Yanti Sugarda. Yayasan Kelompok Kerja Visi Anak Bangsa. The organization concentrates on social civic education for community development through means of communications (film, books, public service ads, etc).