Competition – Essay on personal savings and finances


The Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo in the framework of financial education invites pupils of 6-9 grades of primary schools of Kosovo to participate in the competition for the selection of the best essay on saving and finances.

The motto marking this day will be: “Savings for a better future”.


Competition criteria

  • The essay shall have a maximum of 1.500 words;
  • The essay shall include one of the following topics: the importance of savings for the future, young people's attitude towards savings, savings in financial institutions, modern versus classical ways of payment, the role of money and savings in the economy, learning about the money in the school helps on how to save money;
  • The essay shall be genuine and creative, not copied or translated;
  • The essay shall be meaningful;
  • The essay shall be written in Albanian language.

You can sent your essay by e-mail in the following address:

In the subject section write: “Essay competition”

Don’t forget to write:

- Your name and surname;      
- Name of your school (grade/ year/ municipality/ village/ city);
- Name and surname of the parent/custodian and residential address;

- Contact phone number of the parent/ custodian/ teacher/ professor.

The deadline for submitting your essays shall be 23 October 2019.

Prizes will be awarded on 31 October 2019, on the World Savings Day.

The following prizes shall be awarded to 10 best essays:

Prize 1: 250 €

Prize 2: 200 €

Prize 3:150 €

Prize 4-10: 100 €

The essays selected as the winning works shall be transferred to the CBK's ownership and will be used as educational material.

Those interested for additional information may visit the CBK official website, the CBK Financial Education platform, or they may contact us by e-mail at: