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Riding Financial Inclusion Disruption: Are Youth Savers the Surfers or the Wave?

Rani Deshpande, Save the Children
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

"In order to take advantage of this opportunity, one panelist urged the audience to 'stop 'innovating' and start listening to clients' or to keep innovation 'brain-dead' simple so that it can easily scale."

Looking Beyond Headcount: An Interview with Bank of Kathmandu CEO Ajay Shrestha

Rani Deshpande, Save the Children
Friday, November 22, 2013

"In May 2013, CYBY, the youth savings product rolled out by YouthSave partner Bank of Kathmandu (BoK) for children like Pramod, crossed a significant threshold: 10 million Nepalese Rupees (NPR) in deposits."

"Understanding YouthSavers" Blog Series Post #3: Youth Savings Uptake: Nature or Nurture?

Lissa Johnson and Katie Stalter, Center for Social Development
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

"Youth do not open savings accounts because of a certain household income, or because of a particular gender or other demographic variable. Instead, we find that youth choose to open and save in savings accounts based on the opportunities provided to them."

"Understanding YouthSavers" Blog Series Post #2: If You Build It Who Will Come?

Lissa Johnson and Katie Stalter, Center for Social Development
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

"Almost none of the young account holders have had any previous experience with banking, meaning that YouthSave is contributing to the goal of financial inclusion."

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