YFS-Link Video: Famari Barro, Plan USA, Niger

  • Date Posted: August 2, 2011
  • Authors: Famari Barro
  • Organizations: Plan USA
  • Document Types: Other
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

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Youth microfinance clients of Plan Niger self-organize into groups of 15-25 people, replicating the village saving loan methodology used for women’s groups. Famari Burro, Plan USA, shares lessons learned from Plan Niger’s pilot program, including the need to involve youth in project designs and the importance of providing appropriate training when working with young populations.

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