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Women's World Banking Programmatic Background

Women's World Banking

Women's World Banking Programmatic Background was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Financial Services and Capabilities track. Women's World Banking is a global network comprised of 39 leading microfinance institutions from 27 countries serving more than 26 million clients, 80 percent of whom are women. Although its members are diverse in geography, size and structure, they are all united by the firm belief that microfinance must remain committed to women as clients, innovators and leaders.

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Building Social, Financial and Economic Assets for Girls – Pilot to Rollout to Replication

Population Council

Building Social, Financial and Economic Assets for Girls – Pilot to Rollout to Replication was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Financial Services and Capabilities track. Karen Austrian, of Population Council shares promising practices, research findings, and critical lessons learned through on-the-ground work with financial institutions and NGO partners in multiple contexts. 

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Replicating Youth Financial Services: Applying Lessons Learned and New Innovations

Women's World Banking

Replicating Youth Financial Services:  Applying Lessons Learned and New Innovations was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Financial Services and Capabilities track. Women's World Banking and Population Council demonstrate lessons learned in their implementation and replication of YFS with adolescent girls in six countries, present critical elements for and barriers to success in implementing YFS, and provide partner selection criteria for financial institutions and non-YFS providers.

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Financing Youth Entrepreneurship through Loan Guarantees

MIF and PROBIDE

Financing Youth Entrepreneurship through Loan Guarantees was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Financial Services and Capabilities track. Nobu Otsuka and Daniel Canseco summarize PROBIDE's loan guarantee fund. Once young entrepreneurs are trained and ready to implement their business plans, they face a major challenge: access to finance. They need small loans (not micro) and long-term finance, but a lack of collateral and credit history causes a bottleneck.

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Loan Guarantees: An Effective Instrument for Youth Start-ups?

MIF/IDB

The MIF/IDB share an in depth analysis of the financials of the PROBIDE loan guarantee performance and how they compare to other types of financing mechanisms. Loan Guarantees: An Effective Instrument for Youth Start-ups? was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Financial Services and Capabilities track. 

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“Creer para Crear” An opportunity for the youth of Peru

PROBIDE and MIF

“Creer para Crear” An opportunity for the youth of Peru was presented by Daniel Canseco Terry at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Financial Services and Capabilities track. Despite advancements in youth financial services, the lack of collateral remains a key constraint for youth to access credit. Through a loan guarantee fund, PROBIDE, a Peruvian NGO, has taken on the challenge of providing long-term financing for youth start-ups.

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YouthStart: Programme Description

UNCDF

YouthStart: Programme Description was presented at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Financial Services and Capabilities track. YouthStart, a UNCDF programme funded by The MasterCard Foundation aims to reach 200,000 youth in Sub-Saharan Africa with demand-driven financial services and non-financial services, in particular savings and financial education, by 2014.

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UN Capital Development Fund Insights from YouthStart on policy opportunities and constraints

UNCDF

UN Capital Development Fund Insights from YouthStart on policy opportunities and constraints was presented by Maria Perdomo under the Financial Services and Capabilities track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. Examples of youth-inclusive programming that have successfully responded to the needs of youth within the constraints of the regulatory framework are highlighted as well as instances where synergies between public and private stakeholders led to effective youth-inclusive policies and programs. 

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UN Capital Development Fund Youth Client Protection Principles- Adapted Tool

UNCDF

UN Capital Development Fund Youth Client Protection Principles- Adapted Tool was presented by Maria Perdomo at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference under the Financial Services and Capabilities track. The Youth Client Protection Tool was adapted from Client Protection Principles from The Smart Campaign and Certification Principles of Youth Friendly Products by CYFI. 

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Client Protection Principles for Youth Handouts

UNCDF

Client Protection Principles for Youth Handouts was presented under the Financial Services and Capabilites track at the 2012 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. This handout provides insights from UNCDF-YouthStart, on examples of youth-inclusive programming that have successfully responded to the needs of youth within the constraints of the regulatory framework. 

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