85,000 Low-income Youth Open Savings Accounts through YouthSave

The YouthSave project announced new results from a five-year program designed to increase saving and asset building among youth in developing countries. According to a press release published by New America on behalf of the YouthSave project, which is a collaboration between New America, the Center for Social Development, CGAP, the Mastercard Foundation, and Save the Children, "85,000 low-income youth in four countries, Nepal, Kenya, Ghana and Colombia, have opened savings accounts" under the program. For more information about this initiative visit the YouthSave website.