04/08/2014 - 11:37am
As concerns about the total number of youth, particularly vulnerable youth – those who are unemployed/underemployed, refugee, under-educated, or financially excluded, for example – in the world rises, funders, strategists, government officials, scholars, and those in the development and aids sectors have undertaken a concerted effort to include and even prioritize youth in planning for the future.
04/08/2014 - 11:37am
"As concerns about the total number of youth, particularly vulnerable youth...in the world rises, funders, strategists, government officials, scholars, and those in the development and aids sectors have undertaken a concerted effort to include and even prioritize youth in planning for the future."
03/21/2014 - 7:26pm
Great media coverage for Global Money Week 2014 activities world-wide. Here are a few highlights of activities covered by the media in YouthSave countries.
03/21/2014 - 4:37pm
Global Money Week, a yearly worldwide celebration organized by the Child and Youth Finance International Secretariat aimed at empowering "the next generation to be confident, responsible and skilled economic citizens" through activities that teach, facilitate and encourage active economic participation in the formal financial sector, was celebrated this year between March 10 and March 17.
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02/21/2014 - 11:36am
YouthSave Project Director Rani Deshpande visited with a few of the over 5,000 young Nepalis who are currently saving in CYBY accounts at YouthSave’s partner, Bank of Kathmandu. She observed focus groups at a secondary school, a higher secondary school, and a girls’ madrassa.
12/20/2013 - 12:57pm
The newsletter is overflowing with this year's highlights, and even includes a major farewell announcement along with a clickable scrapbook. Check it out here.
11/22/2013 - 5:34pm
"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."
04/30/2013 - 4:51pm
"The market research behind BoK’s “CYBY” youth savings product revealed some seemingly contradictory findings."
04/02/2013 - 3:35pm
"It was clear from the pilot that kids wanted to save – even after the initial three-month restriction on withdrawals had expired, those accounts registered only 7 withdrawals as opposed to 470 deposits in the first three and a half months following the pilot test launch.”
01/03/2013 - 10:57am
The findings about the complex development impact of savings on youth are just coming to light, but already as Pramod Tamang simply said in the questionnaire: "I feel more secure about my dreams now."