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."
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.”
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.'”
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.