Top Ghana officials, representatives from more than 20 financial institutions and practitioners met in April in Accra, Ghana, to learn about YouthSave research findings and how they could encourage young people to open bank accounts and save.
A groundbreaking project examining the attitudes and practices of young people in developing economies toward saving money has led to new findings that confirm and challenge assumptions about youth saving at formal financial institutions.
Deshpande, R., & Zimmerman, J. (Eds.) (2010). Youth savings in developing countries: Trends in practice, gaps in knowledge [Report]. Washington, DC: YouthSave Consortium.