Past classes


Financial Planning For Your Future

10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
National Commission for UNESCO
15 Wainwright Street
Port of Spain TT

This session will be focusing on your tomorrow, that is planning for your ideal retirement. We would delve in the major components to look at in building your portfolio as well as transitioning from career to retirement. This presentation is designed to help individuals understand the need to prepare for retirement, protect their assets with effective estate planning as well as preserve their accumulation and income to retire secure and most importantly, ENJOY RETIREMENT.

Bring one of the following:
A mind that is willing to learn
Coca Cola (small glass bottles)
Laundry detergent (any brand, any type)
Tea light candles

About the teacher, Nadira Seepersad

Nadira Seepersad is a Financial Planner by qualification, Financial Services Marketer by profession and a Financial Educator by passion. With well over a decade of experience in the financial sector Nadira has channelled her wealth and knowledge into several projects geared at improving financial literacy in Trinidad and Tobago. After completing the local Certificate for Financial Advisors Nadira went on to pursue the Canadian Certified Financial Planner Programme and graduated the top of her year in 2010 and has now amassed experience in Retail Banking, Investment Banking and Asset Management as well as Insurance Services. Nadira has been conducting financial seminars for twelve years across Trinidad and Tobago having lent her expertise to governmental and non governmental institutions in a drive to promote financial literacy. Nadira continues to be a strong advocate for understanding finance in Trinidad and Tobago and still occasionally facilitates seminars at no costs to the public.

National Commission for UNESCO
15 Wainwright Street
Port of Spain TT

Want to be more energy efficient at home, school or work? This class will teach you the basics of conservation and efficiency of electricity usage. We will also discuss how to prepare for the use of renewable energy. Tips and strategies on implementing energy efficiency and renewable energy will also be outlined. You can leave this ready to cut your current electricity bill.

Bring one of the following:
#210 Canon Printer ink cartridge
#211 Canon Printer ink cartridge
Bag of potstickers
Box of salmon bites
Folgers medium roast coffee
Full Star Wars Saga on CDs
Pack of Alaskan salmon
Pack of Kilm powdered milk
Videography services for 2 hours

About the teacher, Gale Dulal

Gale Dulal is a qualified and experienced Electrical and Computer Engineer, who worked in the private sector of the oil and gas industry for 25 years (upstream, downstream, onshore and offshore), before taking up a vital position with the Ministry of Public Utilities as (the country’s) Electrification Sector Specialist. Ms Dulal is a member of the Board of Engineering of Trinidad and Tobago, a member of the Association of Professionals Engineers and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, wherein she also serves as the Vice Chair of the Women In Engineering of Trinidad and Tobago. She is a true conservationist with respect to electricity usage and boasts of having maybe the lowest electricity bill in the country, being a real and modern day practitioner of conservation and efficiency of electricity usage for over 25 years.

How to Eat Healthy During Christmas

9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m.
We Cafe
We Cafe, 3 Crystal Stream Road
Diego Martin TT

The Christmas season can be overwhelming. The rush to get shopping done, no time to cook while the house is being cleaned. And on the holiday, there is an overwhelming amount of food and alcohol. Proper nutrition and a healthful diet are usually the first things to be thrown out of the window during the Christmas season. Learn the basics of Nutrition for the Caribbean, how to plan a balanced meal, how to navigate the Christmas table and what are the healthiest Christmas foods you can choose (and ways that existing foods can be made healthier). Recipes will be included in the lecture.

Bring one of the following:
An email testimonial after class
Coffee beans
Dark chocolate
Dog treats
Fresh fruits
Photography services
The most inspirational book you've ever read
Unusual ceramics/pottery

About the teacher, Janelle Zakour

Janelle Zakour is a registered dietitian. She is also the Director of Purple Carrot Nutrition and Vice President of the Trinidad and Tobago Association of Nutritionists and Dietitians (TTANDi). She is an entrepreneur, plant-based chef, nutrition educator and a permaculturist with a passion for rewilding and cultivating personal empowerment.