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."

Press Release: Nueva Investigación de Save the Children Demuestra Que los Adolescentes de Países Pobres Quieren Ahorrar Más Dinero

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

“La percepción es que los adolescentes que viven en situación de pobreza (es decir, con menos de dos dólares diarios) no tienen dinero, y mucho menos dinero para ahorrar,” afirmó Rani Deshpande, directora del programa YouthSave de Save the Children, que realizó el estudio sobre el ahorro de los jóvenes. “Sorprendentemente, nuestra investigación demuestra que eso no es cierto”.

A Contest to Inspire Youth Savings? Smart Policy!

Jamie Zimmerman, New America Foundation
Tuesday, October 9, 2012

"Last week, the Treasury Department’s Ready.Save.Grow Campaign, an initiative focused on helping more people save with Treasury financial options, launched a contest called “Save Out Loud.” The competition asks students from kindergarten through high school to share their savings stories in order to win a live video conversation with US Treasurer Rosie Rios."

Financial Education as a Strategy to Promote Savings: New Lessons From ADOPEM

By Rani Deshpande & Alejandra Montes Saenz, Save the Children
Thursday, October 4, 2012


"The case of ADOPEM shows that separating financial education from account sales and service might be wasting a valuable opportunity."

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