UNESCO reports that 52.2 million girls of primary to upper secondary school age in sub-Saharan Africa don't go to school. This has devastating consequences for themselves, their families, and society.
At the beginning of September, Credit Suisse launched its new Viva Kids offering with the digital money box Digipigi. Five weeks after the launch, Florence Schnydrig Moser, Head of Products & Investment Services, draws her initial conclusions and talks about exceeded expectations, waiting times, false realities, and letters from clients.
Helman Sitohang, CEO Asia Pacific, was presented with the Friends of Global Literacy Award by John Wood, founder of the non-profit organization Room to Read at its annual gala event in Singapore.