Podcast: The Business Of Banking Youth

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Can youth savings in the developing world be good social policy and make business sense for banks? New America Senior Policy Analyst Scarlett Aldebot-Green and guest, Tanaya Kilara, a Financial Sector Analyst for the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, discuss a new framework that helps financial institutions decide whether, when, and how banking youth can be good for business.

"Bringing the Bank to the Unbanked While Making Bank" Blog Series Post #1: Cash Is King, Even When It Phones In

Ebere Anosike, New America Foundation
Friday, March 28, 2014


"It is a cash is king mentality even as mobile money is the medium. The allure of cash flow is its flexibility and 'spendability.'"

Peer-to-Peer Financial Education Takes Off in Kenya Project

Corrinne Ngurukie, Save the Children
Thursday, March 13, 2014

"This is the kind of opportunity and partnership that YouthSave in Kenya was looking for - one that had the potential to ‘live’ beyond the project life and reach a significant number of youth."

“Bringing the Bank to the Unbanked, While Making Bank” Blog Series to Launch This Month

Ebere Anosike, New America Foundation
Thursday, March 6, 2014

"The upcoming series will explore how some private sector enterprises in Kenya are arriving at the conclusion that enabling broad financial inclusion can be a winning proposition."

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