Global Money Week 2021

The Kosovo Banking Association has organized various events starting from March 22 to March 28, for Global Money Week 2021. The motto of this week is "Take care of yourself, take care of your money”, which also conveys a message regarding the pandemic situation with the COVID-19 virus.

During this week KBA organized various activities, most of which were conducted virtually. Some of the activities held were: Global Money Week opening forum on "The importance of financial education for young people in Kosovo - Money Week 2021; Publication of educational materials about finance; Online lectures with primary school students; Various articles about financial education; Essay Contest with the theme "Take care of yourself, take care of your money".

The theme of Global Money Week 2021 and the theme of the essay contest was: "Take care of yourself, take care of your money" which also emphasizes the importance of saving habits as well as solidarity with people in need. On this occasion, the Chief Executive Officer of the Kosovo Banking Association, Mr. Petrit Balija, congratulated the students for the success shown and stressed: “It is a special pleasure for me to share on behalf of the Kosovo Banking Association and the Kosovo banking sector these certificates and awards for your commitment in order to support you as much as possible in your educational development, thus contributing to a better future for the youth of Kosovo.” Mr. Balija wished further success to the winners, assessing that financial education for young people in Kosovo is a prerequisite for greater well-being. He encouraged young people to be diligent in school to provide better conditions for themselves but above all to help others.

In this competition were selected the ten best essays written by students of public and private schools of the Republic of Kosovo, and at the same time, the prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place were awarded. The winners of the first three places are 1st place - Student Erin Laçi from the school "Hasan Prishtina" -Pristina, 2nd place: Student Liza Zahiti from the school "European School of Kosovo" -Pristina, 3rd place to Student Gerti Dreni from the school "Fehmi Agani" - Gjakova. At the awards ceremony, students learned more about Global Money Week and the role, and mission of the Kosovo Banking Association as the voice of the banking industry in Kosovo.


Global Money Week