Market Vendors as Learners in the Continuing Market Business Education
The training programme, Continuing Market Business Education (CMBE) was designed to build the financial literacy and business competencies of market vendors, especially women, and enable them to access financial services. The CMBE offered learning under two rounds, Round 1. Basic Financial Literacy (one learning topic) and Round 2. Improve Your Market Business (four learning topics).
Since September 2015, 85 training sessions of the five training topics have been conducted in 10 municipal markets in Fiji: Suva, Nausori, Sigatoka, Nadi, Lautoka, Ba, Rakiraki and Tavua, in partnership with municipal governments and Westpac Banking Corporation, attracted a total of 2,217 registrations from market vendors (89.1% women registration). Download Infographic for more details.