Consumer Literacy

The Consumer Literacy course consists of 2 hours of content that provides the essentials of household budgeting and efficient purchasing habits and can be taken as a precursor to the Micro Business Education course. The curriculum was developed by the Marketplace Literacy Project in collaboration with Prakriti Jiva Media.

Curriculum

Sl. No.Module
1How to budget your Income and Expenses
2How to calculate your budget
3How to save money as a consumer
4Understanding the basic rights of a consumer
5How time and money are inter-related
6How to make the right necessary purchases and avoid loss of time & money
7Understanding the services offered by businesses in and around your village
8Understanding the pricing of products you wish to purchase
9Consumer responsibility
10Social responsibility