Youth Savings Accounts

Youth Savings in Uganda: Providing Bridges to the Future

Vilma Ilic, Columbia University
Friday, November 2, 2012

"It is exactly through asset ownership that an individual has the choice to focus on her/his long-term dreams and goals rather than struggle for day-to-day survival."

“Ahorro, Ahorro Yo”: Saving to the Tune of Save the Children and Wamba

Alejandra Montes Saenz & Courtney James, Save The Children
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

"During events to promote YouthSave’s financial education workshops in schools Wamba performs 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”.

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.”

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