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SEEP Practitioner Learning Program: Building Sustainable Business Models for Youth Financial Services

SEEP Practitioner Learning Program: Building Sustainable Business Models for Youth Financial Services
MEDA facilitated the Innovations in Youth Financial Services Practitioner Learning Program, a three-year action-learning project focused on viable models for achieving scale in youth financial services, as well as understanding critical stages that organizations must move through to achieve scale.

Four learning products were developed, including this case study, which 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. In this document, CRS-El Salvador, Enlace and FINCA Uganda explore considerations around offering mission-driven and sustainable financial products to youth clients.

SEEP Practitioner Learning Program: Effective Marketing for Scaling Up

SEEP Practitioner Learning Program: Effective Marketing for Scaling Up
MEDA facilitated the Innovations in Youth Financial Services Practitioner Learning Program, a three-year action-learning project focused on viable models for achieving scale in youth financial services, as well as understanding critical stages that organizations must move through to achieve scale.

Four learning products were developed, including this toolkit. 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 marketing. The objective is to help organizations think through how to effectively market to youth in three critical stages—design, implementation, and evaluation—to reach more young clients in different market segments with innovative financial products and services.

SEEP Practitioner Learning Program: Institutionalizing Youth Financial Services to Achieve Scale

SEEP Practitioner Learning Program: Institutionalizing Youth Financial Services to Achieve Scale
MEDA facilitated the Innovations in Youth Financial Services Practitioner Learning Program, a three-year action-learning project focused on viable models for achieving scale in youth financial services, as well as understanding critical stages that organizations must move through to achieve scale.

Four learning products were developed, including this technical note. In this technical note, FINCA Uganda and Hatton National Bank Sri Lanka (HNB) explore key components and issues around the institutionalization of youth financial services, based on their individual experiences. Topics that are explored include key considerations, steps, and challenges of institutionalization. While some universal aspects of institutionalization are covered, this document primarily examines differences in institutionalizing youth financial products as opposed to financial products targeted to non-youth.

SEEP Practitioner Learning Program: Reaching Scale with Financial Education for Youth

SEEP Practitioner Learning Program: Reaching Scale with Financial Education for Youth
MEDA facilitated the Innovations in Youth Financial Services Practitioner Learning Program, a three-year action-learning project focused on viable models for achieving scale in youth financial services, as well as understanding critical stages that organizations must move through to achieve scale.

Four learning products were developed, including this case study, created in partnership with Hatton National Bank and XacBank. This case study compares and contrasts the youth financial education programs of Hatton National Bank (HNB) and XacBank, exploring their design, content, segmentation, target groups, and delivery methods. In particular, the case study focuses on how providing appropriate financial education services can ultimately contribute to scaling up financial services for youth.