In this post, we outline how Aflatoun developed its programme and how our experiences informed this transformation. It will show that financial education is about more than just curriculum but about framing the education experience in a way that facilitates children participation and engagement.
Making Cents International and Chemonics International
Dec 11, 2013 (10:00am to 11:00am)
Webinar: Join John Owens, mobile money expert for Chemonics International, and Making Cents International for an update on the growing shift from mobile money to broader digital financial services to promote financial inclusion. The broader services include electronic funds transfers, debit/ATM cards, and agent banking.
This article is the second installment in the blog series, Exploring the Business Case of Youth Savings. The series presents views on the business case for youth inclusive financial services. You will hear from financial service practitioners, policy-makers, and advocates from around the world.
Forging the right partnerships between Financial Service Providers (FSPs), Youth Serving Organizations (YSOs), and other key stakeholders, such as schools and local government, can be a key factor to successfully and sustainably serving youth clients.
However, partnerships are not always the answer. This post explores whether or not to partner, as well as the nature of partnerships themselves.
This article is the first installment in the blog series, Exploring the Business Case of Youth Savings. The series, presented by CGAP and Making Cents International, presents views on the business case for youth inclusive financial services. You will hear from financial service practitioners, policy-makers, and advocates from around the world.
The 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference program is now available for you to review. The 2013 event will contain two Spotlights: "Opportunities for Rural Youth"focuses on how to support youth in rural areas. "Power of Technology" showcases how to utilize technology in your programming. The conference will take place September 10-12, 2013 in Washington, DC. Click here to view the interactive program. The 2013 “State of the Field” Publication is also available online. Click here to access the latest publication.
Upon first glance it may be difficult to discern why children need bank accounts or access to financial services. Surely, there are more serious and grave global challenges to address than helping children to open bank accounts?
Making Cents International's Collaborative Learning and Action
Sep 10, 2013 (All day) to Sep 12, 2013 (All day)
The annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference is the premier learning event for practitioners, policy-makers, funders, private sector companies, technical assistance providers, researchers, educators, government representatives, and youth leaders working to increase economic opportunities for young people.
How do we redefine investment in the Middle East? Political and and social changes in MENA offer a multitude of opportunities to address economic disparity and lack of opportunity, but those change must begin with investing in youth, to grow and create jobs for future generations. Moreover, creating enabling political, legal, and business environments will better address youth needs and increase financing. Following these suggestions, argues CHF, will create more opportunities for the entire populatio