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FinDev Blog

Learn. Save. Earn. Why Do We Celebrate Global Money Week & Aflatoun Day?

Children around the world need to start early to become good money managers. Global Money Week aims to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship.
FinDev Blog

Getting It Right: With Mobile for Girls

Mobile offers significant potential to engage people at scale, connecting them to services and solutions that can improve their everyday lives. The rise of mobile banking products, such as Safaricom’s mPesa in Kenya and other digital financial services, show that overcoming specific contextual challenges and responding to the demand of low-income people at scale, requires digitally-led solutions.
FinDev Guide

Gateway Guide to Youth Financial Inclusion

In this Gateway Guide, we present you with the latest publications on youth financial services, entrepreneurship and employment, and financial education.
FinDev Blog

Five Common Misconceptions About Financial Education for Children and Youth

Child and Youth Finance International believes that ending poverty requires teaching children and youth how to manage money responsibly.
FinDev Interview

From Diamond Future to Cool Teens to SWAG: Designing Financial Products for Young People

Adaeze Ume of Nigeria’s Diamond Bank talks about how and why Diamond Bank works with young clients, and shares insights on banking youth throughout their lifecycle. 
FinDev Blog

To Help Youth Succeed Financially, We Have to Hear Them Out First

Opening doors to economic opportunity requires keys. But how often do we pause to ask our young people about what keys they need to succeed? Citi Foundation did just this in their Global Youth Survey.
FinDev Quiz

How In Touch Are You With the Youth of Today?

A vast majority of youth and children live in developing countries, and nearly half of them live on less than USD 2 a day. Take this quiz to find out how much you know about young people and their financial lives.
FinDev Blog

Sesame Street Muppets Take On Financial Empowerment

It all starts with a dream. Then save. Then do. Sesame Workshop’s “Dream, Save, Do - Financial Empowerment for Families” program is helping children and their families build a better future.
FinDev Blog

Protecting Children in the Age of Digital Finance

Guidelines on safer payment products for minors launched during Global Money Week
FinDev Blog

The Path to Achieving Financial Inclusion of Rural Youth

Making Cents President Tim Nourse reviews what they learned from five pilots in the Middle East