"Over the next week, we will delve into the buzz around mobile phones as an accelerator of youth financial inclusion, and consider the realities that might temper our enthusiasm, and that might inspire the field to seek solutions to various barriers."
"YouthSave pilots were designed to answer three main questions: Would young people actually open the kinds of accounts the market research had said they wanted? What kinds of balances would youth keep in these accounts, and how often would they transact? How did youthsavers think and feel about their experience with the accounts?"
"Our friends at the Global Financial Inclusion Initiative (GFII) at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) have announced that they will offer research funding to support projects analyzing the effectiveness of innovations in the field of financial inclusion. The initiative is currently soliciting Expressions of Interest (EOI) submissions..."
Register and participate in the upcoming "Exploring the Business Case for Youth Savings" webinar, hosted by CGAP on July 2nd, 2013.