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Loy Loy - The Savings Game

Financial decisions and saving in the developing world

In Loy Loy players take the role of a low paid worker that is participating in a savings group and deciding whether to borrow, how to spend, how much to save and which assets to buy.

In a similar way that a game of Monopoly introduces the property market, Loy Loy simulates the financial decisions of a low-paid worker in the developing world.

Loy Loy was developed as a financial inclusion project and pilot tested with garment workers in Cambodia to improve its accuracy.

It was created by researchers at Monash University and the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion at UC Irvine.

For more information on the game go to LoyLoy.org

IMPORTANT NOTE: This game is still a prototype and the rules change regularly. Go to loyloy.org to make sure you see the latest rules of the game.

Components

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Why buy this?

  • Learn about the economics of developing countries
  • Teach people to budget in low income situations
  • Understand money in the developing world

Requirements

60-90
6-8
12+

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Publish Date October 12, 2017
Edition First
Department Board Games
Genre Financial
Theme Education
Setting Modern / Present
Audience Students / Teachers
Primary Mechanic Math / Numbers
If You Like Monopoly
More Info Loy Loy - The Savings Game web site

Monash University - IMTFI

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Notes

  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.
  • This game contains a premium upgrade where the printed components will be embossed with a linen texture.
  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.

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