Kids Finance Initiative

KFI Milestones

  • KFI conducts a one day financial literacy program in Kuwait, organized by the Family Business Council – Gulf.

  • Our biggest batch yet enroll for the Money Management program

  • KFI starts operations in Abu Dhabi

  • KFI Founder Marilyn L. Pinto address the Yr 6 students at Amled School in a continuing effort to raise financial awareness

  • KFI Found Marilyn L. Pinto addresses over 120 Yr 6 students at Deira International School on the importance of being financially literate

  • KFI’s biggest cohort of students enroll for the Entrepreneurship program

  • ‘Entrepreneurship With A Twist’, KFI newest program begins

  • KFI Founder Marilyn L. Pinto interviewed on Pearl FM on tips about talking to kids about money

  • KFI starts a 3 week workshop for 30 students at the Sharjah Girl Guides Organization

  • KFI now starts delivering its program in Arabic at Al Jahiz Boys School, as part of an 8 week program on financial literacy

  • KFI crosses the 100 student mark

  • KFI Founder, Marilyn L. Pinto interviewed on City 1016 on the importance of educating kids in personal finance

  • KFI announces its collaboration with Deira Private School, to teach all students in Yr 6 about handling money smartly & responsibly, as part of an 8 week program

  • KFI featured in Gulf News, the UAE’s most popular English newspaper

  • Next batch of students begin financial literacy classes, as part of an 8 week program

  • KFI featured in The National, the UAE’s leading English newspaper

  • KFI Founder, Marilyn L. Pinto featured in Aquarius magazine talking about the importance of instilling financial skills in kids

  • KFI featured in Al Ittihad, the regions leading arabic newspaper

  • First batch of students from Dubai begin financial literacy classes, as part of an 8 week program

  • KFI educator Dana Abusalhieh featured on Al Arabiya TV, giving tips to parents on how to talk to their kids about money

  • First financial literacy class at Deira Private School, as part of an 8 week after school program for the Super Achievers Club

  • KFI activities covered in Khaleej Times

  • KFI Founder Marilyn L. Pinto interviewed on Dubai 103.4 FM about the importance of teaching kids about money