FULL LIST OF FINANCIAL LITERACY/EDUCATION

3rd Child and Youth Finance International Regional Meeting for Africa (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

ORGANIZER: 
Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI)
DATE: 
Dec 4, 2014 (All day) to Dec 5, 2014 (All day)

The 3rd Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI) Regional Meeting for Africa is scheduled to take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the African Union Conference Center from December 4-5, 2014.

WEBINAR: If you build it, will they save? : Lessons from the Canadian Education Savings Program

ORGANIZER: 
New America’s Asset Building Program and the Assets and Education Initiative
DATE: 
Nov 18, 2014 (02:00pm to 03:30pm)
WEBINAR: If you build it, will they save? : Lessons from the Canadian Education Savings Program
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
 

Results for Development Presents: Plugging into ICT- Secondary education, IT skills and Employability

Results for Development Institute

What does the ICT revolution really have to offer to learners in developing countries? At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference, participants had the opportunity to learn how public education systems - particularly secondary education - can contribute to preparing youth for transition to careers in the digital economy, and how teachers and students alike can benefit from using ICT to modernize pedagogy and make classrooms more effective.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

Savings Group Formation Mobile Innovation

Freedom from Hunger

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, Freedom from Hunger presents Increase Your Sales Mobile Guide which makes it possible for frontline workers with little or no literacy skills to deliver impactful business education sessions to group members in their communities.

Increase Your Sales Mobile Guide

Freedom from Hunger

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, Freedom from Hunger presents Savings Group Formation Mobile Animations which makes it possible for frontline workers with little or no literacy skills to form strong, enduring savings groups.

Advancing Financial Inclusion of Youth Online Module

Freedom from Hunger

At the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, Freedom from Hunger presents its online module for advancing financial inclusion of youth. It was designed to help staff of financial service providers and NGOs develop a strategy for offering youth financial services and financial education.

Children and Youth Services Review

Population Council

For adolescent girls in Sub-Saharan Africa, social isolation and economic vulnerability are critical problems that prevent a healthy transition from girlhood into womanhood. This study examines the effect of a multi-dimensional intervention on social, health and economic assets, as well as experiences of sexual harassment, among vulnerable adolescent girls aged 10–19 living in the low income areas of Kampala, Uganda. The study compares two treatment groups to a comparison group.

Investing in Afghanistan’s Women and Girls

Mercy Corps

This report presents a background and recent successes of Mercy Corps' INVEST Program in Afghanistan. In the Helmand province of Afghanistan, education and employment opportunities for women are rare. The INVEST Program seeks to increase market-driven knowledge and skills for youth in Helmand.

Resource Type: 
Report

Country Cases: Lessons from Freedom from Hunger’s Advancing Integrated Microfinance for Youth Initiative

Freedom from Hunger

Megan Gash of Freedom from Hunger presented case studies on financial services in Mali and Ecuador under the Financial Inclusion session: The Evidence is In- The Real Impact of Promoting Financial Capability at the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit. The presentation provided lesson learned and recommendations for improving financial capabilities for youth.

Financial Education for Children & Youth

Aflatoun

Simon Bailey of Aflatoun presented a global systematic review and meta-analysis of financial education for  children in youth under the Financial Inclusion session: The Evidence is In- The Real Impact of Promoting Financial Capability at the 2014 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit. The presentation drew on knowledge of 21 randomized control trials of financial education for youth people and highlighted differences in impacts on young people's financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviors.

Resource Type: 
Presentation

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