Please visit the Nepal Country Page for more information, updates and resources on YouthSave’s work in the country.
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.
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.
Friday, November 22, 2013
"Measure Twice, Cut Once" Blog Series Post #3: A Simple Solution For Complex Needs: How BoK Used Pilot Findings to Focus On What Really Matters
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
"The market research behind BoK’s “CYBY” youth savings product revealed some seemingly contradictory findings. A significant proportion of the 500 youth respondents, approximately 80% of whom were low-income, actually said that they wanted a portion of their money locked away to help them accumulate more savings over the long-term. However, they also said that they needed emergency access to their savings to deal with unforeseen circumstances."