Board game entrepreneur speaks at Barking business event
- Credit: Archant
An award-nominated entrepreneur who designed a board game to educate children in money management has spoken at a special Black History Month business event.
Bmoneywize founder Arinola Araba, 50, of Broad Street, Dagenham, was one of the speakers at Being in Business, which aimed to bring together the community and develop closer working partnerships.
Organised by Future MOLDS Communities, the four-hour session was held at the Barking Learning Centre on Tuesday, October 18.
A former Avon lady, Arinola told the group how she came up with the idea for her game.
“My daughter was bringing a friend home from school when I was not around and cooking for them on a regular basis,” she said.
You may also want to watch:
“I said ‘you’re wasting money’, and thought, ‘how I could go about talking to young people about managing money in a fun way, so i came up with the game.
Visit bmoneywize.co.uk for more information.
- 1 Work to begin on river bus pier at Barking Riverside
- 2 Teenage pedestrian in hospital after Dagenham crash
- 3 Work begins on £1.8m arts centre transformation in Barking
- 4 Ricardo Fuller death: Third man charged with murder
- 5 Man, 19, stabbed in thigh in Dagenham
- 6 East London travel disruption round-up for the week ahead
- 7 Man praises community spirit after flood water threatens homes in Dagenham
- 8 Parkrun returns to east London: Where can you join in?
- 9 Man charged with murder after fatal Dagenham assault
- 10 Murder investigation in Dagenham after man dies in street