Welcome to YouthSave

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.

 

Musings on the Wars on Poverty

Scarlett Aldebot-Green, New America Foundation
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

"If poverty is not just a number but a lack of opportunity to access better life conditions, then processes for reducing poverty become both more complex and more open to innovation."  

Attention to Global Youth Issues is on the Rise

Scarlett Aldebot-Green, New America Foundation
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

"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."

The Benefit of Savings: Youth Write In

Kasio Mutuku, Product and Sales Manager, Postbank
Thursday, April 3, 2014

 

Brief recap of Kenya Post Office Savings Bank's countrywide essay competition for Global Money Week in March 2014.

 

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