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Friday, September 27, 2013
"The challenge however lies in understanding (a) what tools, knowledge and skill sets are needed to influence positive financial behavior, (b) the appropriate implementation and delivery methods, and (c) the right policies to promote youth financial savings and education."
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.”
Monday, March 18, 2013
"Piloting was not easy, but was crucial in yielding valuable lessons that enabled these banks to successfully launch their youth savings products when they finally rolled out network-wide in 2012. Over the next few months, YouthSave will be sharing the experiences of these three partner banks through the Measure Twice Cut Once blog series, in advance of a comprehensive publication that will distill lessons learned across the pilots."
Friday, March 8, 2013