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By The Manila Bulletin Lifestyle

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The Junior Confederation Finance Associations Philippines—South Luzon Chapter (JCFAP–SL), in partnership with Upsilon Sigma Phi, MB Life, and Manila Bulletin, conducted its annual Financial Literacy Caravan hosted by Queen Margarette Hotel Downtown. The event aims to conceive awareness of the disruptors in the local economy and industry of business, and educate the youth about financial literacy.

The caravan was spearheaded by JCFAP–SL’s president, Theodore De Leon, and the organization’s founding adviser, Antonilo Mauricio. Students from various universities across Southern Luzon attended the caravan.

Joseph Ford Sylvester of EOS PH and Marcus Martinez of AXA Philippines discussed financial literacy and how to appreciate crypto currency.

Edward Benedict Ang of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) imbued the youth towards investing at a young age and to be aware of the fraudulent activities that are currently lurking in the field of investment.

Raiser Marizka Ver, a professor at Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation, expounded the importantance of leadership skills and capacity building for the students and their future endeavours.

The discourse was part of JCFAP- SL’s objectives and Upsilon Sigma Phi’s imperatives of leadership, excellence, and service.

JCFAP- SL is a recognized professional organization that pursues to stimulate student collaboration by organizing exceptional services through inters-school activities, seminars, and conventions throughout the course of the year across the country.

Upsilon Sigma Phi is the oldest Greek-letter fraternity in Asia. It was founded in 1918 by 14 fellows in the University of the Philippines. The fraternity is currently celebrating its 101st years of gathering light to scatter. The members of Upsilon Sigma Phi honor its long history and look forward on upholding it legacy by continuing to scatter its light to the nation and to the world.

Source: Manila Bulletin

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