Financial Literacy

Lethal Sheethal’s Financial Literacy Work

I am passionate about the need for financial literacy training. I have facilitated financial literacy workshops for high school students and conducted credit counseling for adults in New York City through several organizations.

Workshops / Mentoring

  • Lower Eastside People’s Federal Credit Union – Credit Counselor for VITA tax preparation site, March – April 2007, March – April 2008
  • NYC after-school program, Lower East Side, NY, February 2008
  • Mad City workshop, Lower East Side, NY, December 2007
  • Newtown High School – 8 mathematics classes, November 2007
  • Lower East Side Girls Club – Money Matters Conference, April 2007


  • NEFE High School Financial Literacy Program training
  • NYCfNAC credit counseling training

My dream is to build a financial literacy mentoring program for students with a online social media component.   Stay tuned for updates!


Kiva is the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs around the globe. Check out Lethal Sheethal’s Lending Page on Kiva.  And starting in October 2009, I will be working in the Cusco region of Peru with Asociacion Arariwa as a Kiva Fellow.  I can’t wait to support Kiva’s mission and help low income entrepreneurs grow their ventures.


7 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Pauline Santos on September 4, 2009 at 4:43 pm


    I was looking for financial literacy counseling. It’s personal budgeting on a small income. I was looking for advice.



    • Hi Pauline,

      There are some public resources on my blog for financial literacy counseling in the right side bar. I will also contact you offline for more info to see if I can connect you with the proper resources.



  2. Posted by Pauline Santos on September 15, 2009 at 10:31 am

    Hello Sheethal,

    Thank you so much for replying about my email on financial literacy.

    I look forward to hearing from you again.

    You can call me, but how do I email you directly with it?



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