Youth and Financial Services Working Group
The MasterCard Foundation
The MasterCard Foundation advances microfinance and youth learning to promote financial inclusion and prosperity. Through collaboration with committed partners in 48 countries, The MasterCard Foundation is helping people living in poverty to access opportunities to learn and prosper. An independent, private foundation based in Toronto, Canada, it was established through the generosity of MasterCard Worldwide at the time of the company’s initial public offering in 2006.
Youth and Financial Services Working Group Resources
Services Practitioner Learning Program (PLP) in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation. It examines
the experiences of Catholic Relief Services (CRS)-El Salvador, Enlace and FINCA Uganda as they work
to scale up their youth financial products through incorporation into sustainable business models.
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Financial Services Practitioner Learning Program (PLP), in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation.
The purpose of this toolkit is to explore key differences in marketing financial services to youth
as compared to adults and to provide tools for practitioners looking to scale up their services through
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financial services by examining the experiences of Hatton National Bank in Sri Lanka and XacBank in
Mongolia. Although these institutions differ on many levels, they have both found that financial education
for youth can help with their dual missions of business growth and corporate social responsibility.
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-the causal-chain model, as well as different types of causal models and indicators used in youth enterprise and youth workforce development projects;
-challenges in measuring causal-model indicators from selected PLP partners and lessons learned from their experiences; and
-general recommendations and considerations for each stage of developing a monitoring and evaluation system.… Read More ›