Tell us a little about yourself!
Chidinma Okoli is the founder of @FinanciallyLiterateAfrica, which is a growing community of African millennials dedicated to living financially intelligent lifestyles. She founded this social initiative when she realized the alarming number of young people like herself that did not have basic financial literacy skills. She seeks to educate and inspire young adults across Africa into doing right by their finances.
Tell us about your company and how you got started!
Financially Literate Africa is an organization that provides African millennials with relatable financial educational content to enable them live financially intelligent lifestyles. They organize events and provide digital resources to equip young Africans with the skills and knowledge needed to achieve their financial goals, as they believe that sound financial education is a useful tool in reducing the rate of poverty, and fostering economic growth. Their articles on promoting financial literacy among millennials have been featured on BellaNaija and BusinessDay Millennial Magazine.