Welcome to YouthSave, a project dedicated to developing and testing savings products accessible to low-income youth in Colombia, Ghana, Kenya, and Nepal. Through this website the YouthSave Consortium will share lessons and build awareness about its work while providing broader information on youth savings accounts around the globe. We encourage you to explore the shared knowledge provided on this website and stay connected with us through this exciting journey. To learn more about YouthSave click here.
"Panelists pointed out that access to information (through mobile phones), the use of big data, and customer-centricity are creating game-changing new ways to reach and serve poor customers. 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."
A Column Focused on Sri Lanka: Economic Inclusion of All Segments of Society for Economic Empowerment
"Availability, accessibility and affordability – key for inclusion In a multi-ethnic, multi-religious, multi-cultural society like Sri Lanka, we have far more polarised segments that demand availability, accessibility and affordability for economic engagement, empowerment and enrichment. The clear and visible gaps and needs that are surfacing pose continuous challenges to all the key stakeholders of Sri Lankan society to build capacity and offer more pragmatic solutions in the short-term, mid-term and in the long-term for inclusion."