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."

Vodcast: On-the-Ground Perspectives from Kenya Post Office Savings Bank

Eric Tyler, New America Foundation
Wednesday, October 31, 2012


“The youth will not only have savings in terms of money in the account, but their behavior, the way they carry out their lives, and the way they do things will have have been changed.”


“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."


Researchers Hear Firsthand About Nepalese Savings Experience

Katie Stalter, Center for Social Development
Monday, October 15, 2012



"The conversations with Nepalese students will resonate with researchers as they look forward to the years ahead, when data will indicate just how large an impact YouthSave is able to make on the youth of Nepal, Ghana, Colombia and Kenya."

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