.Shaping the Future is a National initiative that was designed in 2012 by EBI under the auspices of the Central Bank of Egypt, with a vision of enhancing people’s capability to manage their finances, understand and use different financial services through financial education, awareness and thereby contribute to financial inclusion.


Sustained financial well-being for Egyptian citizens to; eventually contribute to national economic empowerment &viability.


Support the creation of competitive role models and best practices on the national, regional and international levels, through financial literacy and promoting child and youth friendly financial products

Shaping the Future Achievements

Shaping the Future Awards
Egypt’s financial literacy efforts and annual participation in Global Money Week (GMW) was crowned by 7 international awards placing it as a pioneer in the MENA Region. GMW is an annual financial awareness campaign built to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship.





organizations and individuals can participate in Shaping the Future Initiative. Organizations such as Banks & Financial Institutions can develop friendly financial products that serve Children and Youth or sponsor/ develop a Financial Literacy/ Financial Education project e.g. adopt areas, execute awareness campaigns. Non-governmental organizations and schools can also participate by providing a curriculum for financial education, encourage volunteers to offer TOTs on financial literacy and arrange for Children and Youth visits to banks and money museums.

Individuals can also volunteer by becoming our certified trainers in providing financial literacy awareness sessions.

For further inquiries, you can get in touch with Shaping the Future team through:
Email: Shapingthefuture@ebi.gov.eg