Youth Savings Accounts
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
"During events to promote YouthSave’s financial education workshopsin schoolsWambaperforms the savings song and teaches the students a choreographed dance routine that helps them learn the song by heart."
Press Release: Nueva Investigación de Save the Children Demuestra Que los Adolescentes de Países Pobres Quieren Ahorrar Más Dinero
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
“La percepción es que los adolescentes que viven en situación de pobreza (es decir, con menos de dos dólares diarios) no tienen dinero, y mucho menos dinero para ahorrar,” afirmó Rani Deshpande, directora del programa YouthSave de Save the Children, que realizó el estudio sobre el ahorro de los jóvenes. “Sorprendentemente, nuestra investigación demuestra que eso no es cierto”.
Friday, September 14, 2012
As The Himalayan Times, who reported on the launch of BoK’s CYBY product launch back in April, stated in their coverage of the meeting, “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.”
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
"The launch event marked the culmination of over a year of work by Kenya YouthSave partners, including Postbank, Save the Children, and the Kenya Institute for Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA). The team conducted market research with over 550 youth and 100 adults in 8 regions of the country, a 5-month product pilot, and intensive consultations at the expert and community levels."