Making Cents International
Mar 18, 2014 (10:00am to 11:00am)
Hillary Proctor, Senior Specialist of Capacity Building & Rural Livelihoods at Making Cents International (USA)
Dr. Nana Akua Anyidoho, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Ghana (Ghana)
Paul Sparks, Program Manager of the Research & Evaluation Unit at BRAC (Uganda)
By Mary McVay from Making Cents International, Feb 10, 2014 12:21pm
Making Cents International organized this webinar to offer practical strategies and tools for engaging young people in rural development initiatives.
By Making Cents International , Feb 3, 2014
Today’s unprecedented high youth population presents the challenge of creating constructive career paths for millions of people born into rural poverty, but it also presents the opportunity of leveraging human resources to address a major global challenge: food security. How can we engage young people in agricultural and/or rural development efforts in ways that present a viable future for them and contribute to food security? Many young people want to leave the farm, but where will they go and who will be tomorrow’s farmers?
By Chemonics International , Jan 16, 2014 11:13am
Learn about the latest efforts for greater financial inclusion as John Owens from Chemonics International shares updates on the growing shift from mobile money to broader digital financial services to promote financial inclusion. The broader services includes electronic funds transfers, debit/ATM cards, and agent banking.
By GSMA, 2013
mLearning has a crucial role to play in improving the education and life prospects of young people in emerging markets. This report explores the day-to-day lives of young people and gives voice to their aspirations, employment and learning needs. It demonstrates that the time is right for the mobile industry, international development community and Governments to collaborate and create services that will have a profound, lifelong impact on the lives of young people. With a focus on Ghana, Morocco, Uganda and India, researchers listened to more than 1,200 young people.
By Rory O’Sullivan, Konrad Mugglestone, and Tom Allison from Young Invincibles, Jan, 2014
In this report released by Young Invincibles, In this Together: The Hidden Cost of Young Adult Unemployment, examines the real and hidden costs of young adult unemployment to America’s taxpayers and its devastating impact on the economy. According to the report, crisis-level young adult unemployment not only reduces the economic security of a generation, but also drains desperately needed resources from state and federal governments to the tune of $8.9 billion annually.
By Youth Employment Network (YEN), Nov 15, 2013 11:05am
The Youth Employment Network (YEN) is pleased to announce the winners of the Project Impact Lessons From the Field contest. Click on the project to view the Smart Notes from our winners to see how they made a difference to youth employment and business within their community.
By Linda Raftree from mEducation Alliance, USAID, Mastercard Foundation, Aug, 2013
By The CPC Livelihoods and Economic Strengthening Task Force from USAID, Child Protection in Crisis, Women's Refugee Commission, FHI360, 2013
By Munoz, L., Perdomo, M. & Hopkins, D. from UNCDF, The MasterCard Foundation, , Oct, 2013
Demonstrating that youth are a viable market for financial service providers