On Wednesday the 11th December, 2019 Wellspring College hosted Nigeria’s foremost online savings and investment company. PiggyVest. PiggyVest is the first online “Savings & Investment” app in West Africa, PiggyVest is on a mission ‘to give everyone the power to better manage & grow their own finances’.
We were honored to have in our midst the co-founder and Head customer finance of PiggyVest, Ibukun Akinola and Team lead, Customer success Bukola Willoby. They were the facilitators of a highly interactive financial literacy seminar. The objective of the seminar was to enable students appreciate the need for investment, acquaint themselves with investment options available to children of school age, and appreciate the role of technology in 21st century investments and leveraging to invest in the future.
Ms. I. Akinola shared the story of their personal journey as founders of the successful organization. She urged students to be innovative, charismatic and diligent in whatever field, business or career they take on in future. She enjoined them to develop a habit of active saving and investing.
Students were truly inspired realize the opportunities inherent in recognizing everyday problem and applying innovative solutions to such problems.