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Higher Education and the World of Work

ORGANIZER: 
SID
DATE: 
May 21, 2014 (10:00am to 11:30am)

How do students gain formal work experience during their post-secondary experience before making the transition to formal employment? What are best practices for gaining work experience that prepare students with the soft and hard skills needed to be successful in their professional lives? Join us for a conversation with experts to discuss best practices and lessons learned from current models from around the globe.

Moderator:

Joyce Warner, Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, IREX

Panelists:

Employment Generation in Rural Africa: Mid-term Results from an Experimental Evaluation of the Youth Opportunities Program in Northern Uganda

Innovations for Poverty Action

Can cash transfers promote employment and reduce rural poverty in Africa? Will lower youth unemployment and poverty reduce the risk of social instability? We experimentally evaluate one of Uganda’s largest development programs, which provided thousands of young people nearly unconditional, unsupervised cash transfers to pay for vocational training, tools, and business start-up costs. Mid-term results after two years suggest four main findings.

Resource Type: 
Report

2014 SEEP Annual Conference: Scaling Impact in Inclusive Market Systems

ORGANIZER: 
The SEEP Network
DATE: 
Sep 22, 2014 (All day) to Sep 25, 2014 (All day)

Innovation in Savings Groups: Practices & Possibilities
Presented by The MasterCard Foundation

Tuesday, September  23

2014 High level Stakeholders and Youth Meeting at the UN

ORGANIZER: 
Child and Youth Finance International
DATE: 
May 23, 2014 (All day)

Social and Financial Inclusion for Children and Youth

 

PWC's Earn Your Future: Empowering Future Leaders With Financial Literacy

Price Waterhouse Coopers LLP (PWC)

Through the five year Earn Your Future commitment, PWC is investing $160 million — $60 million in cash donations and one million PwC volunteer service hours — to address youth education with a focus on financial literacy. This report presents "Why It Matters," the program's one-year impact, and the different "Earn Your Future" programs offered.

Resource Type: 
Report

Banking a New Generation: Developing Responsible Retail Banking Products for Children & Youth

Child & Youth Finance International, MasterCard

The Guide is intended to help decision makers, product owners and all stakeholders in the product development process understand the impact of working with children and youth, and to provide guidelines on how to develop appropriate innovative banking and payment products, while respecting and supporting children’s rights. The Guide is a combined effort by global strategic partners Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI), MasterCard and the wider CYFI Movement.

Resource Type: 
Report

Lessons from WING Cambodia

Risk Frontier Consulting
Resource Type: 
Report

Savings Groups on the Pathway to Graduation: PSNP Plus in Ethiopia

USAID

USAID commissioned a series of case studies to examine interventions and approaches to creating pathways out of poverty that either “pushed” the very poor towards productive engagement in markets and/or “pulled” the poor into markets. This case study, written by Ben Fowler Consulting Inc.

Resource Type: 
Case Study

East Africa Dairy Development Project: Profiles of Progress

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
This profile is on Paul Kimeni Muchai who participates in the East Africa Dairy Development Project. The project provides training, veterinary care, financial services, and access to a chilling plant—allowing farmers to pool their milk and increase their income
Resource Type: 
Case Study

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