Youth Savings Accounts
Friday, March 23, 2012
"In this podcast, we highlight the youth voice, hearing directly from four exceptional young people living in Kibera. Botul, Sofia, Idris and Zuhora tell us about their savings goals, challenges, and plans for the future. The interviews provide a snapshot of what owning a savings account truly means from the perspective of a YouthSaver."
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
"Of course, there are many variations to these three approaches. The financial inclusion community does not need to reinvent the wheel and can certainly learn from the P&Gs and Googles of the world. That said there might be limits to how many parallels can be drawn since selling financial services is not the same as selling personal grooming products or refrigerators. Or is it?"
Podcast: Perspectives from YouthSave Financial Partners: Is there a Business Case for Youth Savings Accounts?
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
In this podcast, Payal Pathak, Policy Analyst for the Global Assets Project at the New America Foundation, highlights key takeaways from YouthSave’s Financial Institution Learning Exchange in Nairobi, Kenya. During the event, members of the YouthSave Project including Consortium representatives, financial institutions and researchers gathered to discuss and debate several questions emerging from the youth savings field; for example, can youth savings accounts be commercially sustainable?
Latest Debates & Lessons on Financial Capability: Highlights from the 2011 Citi - FT Financial Education Summit in Jakarta
Monday, January 9, 2012