Kathmandu - A Dramatic Setting for First PLP Training on Youth Financial Services

Jennifer Denomy, MEDA
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

"In a room where everyone had experience and ideas to share on youth financial services (YFS), the session provided an opportunity for in-depth discussion on common topics and set the stage for YouthSave’s third Learning and Exchange event."

Multi-Stakeholder Meeting Highlights Youths' Experience with Saving

Nicole Tosh, New America Foundation
Friday, September 14, 2012


"Access to formal saving channels seems to have motivated Nepali youths to develop saving habits. Even though pre­teens and teens tend to keep their surplus money for future use, especially in piggy banks, access to organised depositing agencies culminate it into saving habits.”

Personal Reflections from YouthSave’s Learning & Exchange Conference in Kathmandu

Rani Deshpande, Save the Children
Friday, September 7, 2012

"Perhaps my favorite quote from the meeting came from Raju Shrestha, a YouthSave product champion at Bank of Kathmandu, when he said,  'It’s really nice to be able to stop talking about plans on paper, and start talking about what we did.'”

Insights and Takeaways from the Event "Youth and Their Money"

Ashley Alman, New America Foundation
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

You probably brush your teeth every morning, a habit you started developing as soon as you were able to hold your own tooth brush. So, what if we applied the same logic to asset building – that as soon as you could grasp a handful of change, you started saving?

Members of the YouthSave Consortium and other youth finance experts gathered at New America yesterday to argue that this logic can – and should – be applied to today’s youth.

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