Youth Development

“Banking on Girls: From Piggy Banks to Savings Accounts”- Should girls be considered a separate segment when designing youth savings programs?

Christina Williams, Save the Children
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Is it more difficult to financially include girls?  Data from some programs seeking to increase girls’ participation in formal savings seems to suggest it might be.1

Attention to Global Youth Issues is on the Rise

Scarlett Aldebot-Green, New America Foundation
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

"As concerns about the total number of youth, particularly vulnerable youth...in the world rises, funders, strategists, government officials, scholars, and those in the development and aids sectors have undertaken a concerted effort to include and even prioritize youth in planning for the future."

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."

YouthSavers in Nepalgunj, Nepal Share Their Thoughts

Rani Deshpande, Save the Children
Friday, February 21, 2014

YouthSave Project Director Rani Deshpande visited with a few of the over 5,000 young Nepalis who are currently saving in CYBY accounts at YouthSave’s partner, Bank of Kathmandu. She observed focus groups at a secondary school, a higher secondary school, and a girls’ madrassa.

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