Please visit the Ghana Country Page for more information, updates and resources on YouthSave’s work in the country.
Friday, January 24, 2014
On December 18, 2013, the YouthSave Project in Ghana put the issue of youth financial inclusion squarely on the national agenda with its second widely-attended multi-stakeholder conference.
Friday, December 20, 2013
The newsletter is overflowing with this year's highlights, and even includes a major farewell announcement along with a clickable scrapbook. Check it out here.
"Measure Twice, Cut Once" Blog Series Post #2: Getting to Know You(th): How Piloting Allowed HFC Bank to Sharpen Its Value Proposition for Young People
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
"It was clear from the pilot that kids wanted to save – even after the initial three-month restriction on withdrawals had expired, those accounts registered only 7 withdrawals as opposed to 470 deposits in the first three and a half months following the pilot test launch. In this way, said Christine Kwaning, then manager of the Ashaiman branch, the pilot 'gave us an opportunity to know that there are people who desire to save for the future but do not know how to go about it.”
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
"As for attitudes toward risky behaviors, Ghanaian youth are more sexually conservative and more knowledgeable about sexually-transmitted diseases than their western peers. This reflects different social norms and extensive school education about HIV/AIDS."