Free Arabic Financial Literacy Workshop for Syrians: Banking

Event Details:

Date: May 24, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:39 pm

Location: Student Campus Centre (SCC), Room: Tecumseh Auditorium (1st Floor) 55 Gould Street Toronto, ON M5B 1E9 Canada

Who should attend:

General public

Who might be interested in this event?

Ethnicities: Middle Eastern

General public

Organized by:

Please note that if you want a copy of what is listed in this eventbrite IN ARABIC to show the Syrian families, please email us at:

The event is targeted towards newcomer Syrians in Arabic on basic financial literacy. This workshop will be the second (out of 5) of our Arabic financial literacy series. The module on May 24th, 2016 introduces the participants to banking in Canada. The event will ensure that Syrians are accommodated by providing a child care room during the event. The childcare room will have fun activities for the Syrian kids such as arts and crafts, snacks, games, food, and etc. 

We have also booked a room to provide for Syrians who are looking to pray after the workshop is completed.

Free food will be served!

Registration for the event begins at 6:00 pm.

Topics for financial literacy for May 24 includes:


  • Banks vs. Credit Unions

  • Chequing vs. Savings Account

  • Criteria to Consider when Selecting an Account

  • Tap Banking

  • Bank Interest and Other Incentives

  • Other Bank Services

  • Saving for the Future

  • Mobile Banking Applications

  • Opening a Bank Account

  • Fees and Service Charges

  • Newcomer Banking Packages

  • Line of Credit 

  • Protecting your Bank Account


For those who attend ALL 5 of our sessions will receive a financial literacy certificate! Please do not forget to sign in at the registration desk upon arrival.

Please note that all of these events will be taught and led in Arabic!

If you need more information or the eventbrite details in Arabic to show the Syrian families what is listed on this eventbrite, please email us at:

We hope you can make it!

Project Welcome - Enactus Ryerson

Registration Deadline:

May 23, 2016


Please email if you would like a copy of the event description in Arabic.

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