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Looking at money as a community resource

HONG KONG (SE): At the biggest and most successful micro credit organisation in The Philippines, CARD-MRI believes that economic progress does not happen in a vacuum, but only comes with community development.
 
While many migrant workers may believe they are helping the progress of their country by sending remittances back home, it is a fact of life that no country has ever made economic progress on the back of migrant remittances
 

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Think you know about money? Think again!

HONG KONG (SE): Asking if you understand what money is would seem to be a pretty silly question to most people. It probably sounds even more absurd to migrant workers, who have specifically sought out employment overseas in order the address the financial difficulties of their families back home.
 

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Know your culture to stretch your money

HONG KONG (SE): CARD MRI Hong Kong continues to add to its impressive list of achievements in the area of enhancing the understanding of money matters among the vast migrant worker community in the city.

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A bit of knowledge spins your money further

HONG KONG (SE): The CARD MRI Hong Kong Foundation celebrated the graduation of the 31st to 33rd batches to take part in its financial literacy courses at the Diocese Centre in Caine Road on May 29.

A total of 369 people qualified to receive certificates at the afternoon graduation ceremony, which took place on the anniversary of the very first course that was run back in 2011.

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It ain’t just about money

HONG KONG (SE): “It ain’t just about money” was the strong message coming out of a certificate presentation ceremony for graduates from two basic seminars on financial literacy, as well as those who had been through an entrepreneurship course at Bayanihan Centre on January 31.

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I’m a financial literacy book—borrow me

HONG KONG (SE): There are different ways of reading books and there are different types of books as well. At least from school days, we are all familiar with borrowing a book from the library, but there are new types of libraries as well, and one of them has shelves stacked with human volumes.

Yes, we can borrow a human book. And unlike the paper variety, it comes to us, equipped with all sorts of interesting things that can help us learn about realities that have been quite foreign to us.








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Chance for migrant workers to make a future at home

HONG KONG (SE): The youngest senator in the Philippine congress, Benigno (Bam) Aquino, was in Hong Kong on November 22 to talk up a bill he authored, dubbed Go Negosyo (Go Business), that was passed into law in July last year.

Aquino described the bill as being designed to ignite fresh sparks in the overall development of the Philippine economy, especially outside of the big cities.

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