Literacy in Everyone
At Urban Rise, we empower communities with the tools and knowledge to achieve financial independence and thrive in today's economy.
Challenging negative attitudes towards money
Urban Rise aims to challenge the negative attitude and culture towards money by raising awareness of the importance of financial education amongst the younger generations and subsequently helping families struggling to meet their basic needs and improve their quality of life.
Explore some fascinating data around Financial Literacy
In a survey by Ipsos Mori, 90% of participants claimed they learned nothing or very little about finance during their school education
According to Deloitte, 46% of Gen-Z are stressed about finances almost all of the time, and a significant number worry about their future
The Bank of England in its 2021/22 Young Persons Money Index found that 72% of participants wanted to learn more about money
88% of participants in an Urban Rise survey they don’t know what is meant by APR and AER when it comes to money
45% of participants in an Urban Rise survey they don’t know how the modern day tax system in the UK works
95% of participants in an Urban Rise workshop said they would recommend our workshops to friends and others
Hear from previous participants
17 year-old participant
Road to Financial Freedom Workshop
Parent of a 13 year-old participant
Financial Literacy Workshop
16 year-old participant
Intro to Financial Literacy Workshop
Frequently asked questions
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we get. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch and we’ll assist.
Urban Rise is a social enterprise focused on financial education. We provide comprehensive workshops and resources to empower disadvantaged individuals and families with essential financial literacy skills. Our aim is to help them improve their quality of life and break the cycle of poverty.
By participating in our workshops, you will gain practical knowledge and skills in managing personal finances. We cover topics such as budgeting, savings, income, debt, and behavioural aspects of money management. Our workshops create a supportive space for open discussions and provide implementable strategies for various age groups to enhance financial literacy.
Our workshops are designed for young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. We welcome anyone who wants to improve their financial literacy skills and gain a better understanding of managing money effectively. Our programs are tailored to cater to diverse backgrounds and learning needs.
Yes our private workshops are free of charge to youth club/centres and non for profit organisations that have:
- 16-24 group
- Target or work with BAME groups
- London based.
While we strive to make financial education accessible to all, we may charge organisations who would like a private or tailored workshops that don't fit into any of the above groups.
We value collaborations and partnerships with like-minded organisations, institutions, and individuals who share our vision of promoting financial literacy. If you are interested in partnering with us or supporting our cause through grants, sponsorships, or volunteering, please reach out to us through our contact page on our website. We appreciate every form of support in advancing our mission.