Young people need opportunities for education, jobs, and income. Strategies that empower and engage youth economically contribute to growth and poverty reduction.
Jul 19, 2019
This brief reviews the evidence from four recent publications to highlight emerging scholarship on vulnerable adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa.
Jul 08, 2019
In Moldova, the “golden triangle” of collaboration among industry, government, and academia is transforming the technology sector. Here’s the recipe for success from the Moldova Competitiveness Project.
Jun 14, 2019
This document offers an annotated bibliography of key resources on applied quantitative and qualitative research methods and ethics to give guidance for development practitioners and researchers working in resource-poor settings and with orphans and vulnerable children (OVC).
Jun 13, 2019
The curriculum aims to build the financial literacy and business knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for youth members of ESFAM savings groups to successfully generate income.
Jun 12, 2019
This systematic review assessed outcome evidence of financial education and plural interventions aimed at reducing HIV vulnerability for youth, orphans and vulnerable children in low and middle-income countries.
Jun 12, 2019
This Learning Brief draws on project documents, focus group discussions and individual interviews to document ChildFund International’s experience with Children and Youth Savings Groups for highly vulnerable children in Uganda’s Kamuli, Luwero and Gulu Districts.
May 31, 2019
This guide’s focus is on HIV-affected young people aged 14–24 years who participate in youth-only adolescent and youth savings groups (AYSG). While evidence about HES interventions with this population is limited, this guide draws on existing evidence and lays out guidance for implementing...
May 22, 2019
This post features a brief that provides guidance to practitioners working with orphans and vulnerable children. It illustrates the benefits of SGs for vulnerable children and youth and illuminates issues to keep in mind when piloting SGs with this target population.
May 22, 2019
This publication is a general overview about youth savings groups, with information, best practices and evidence on the use of community-based savings groups with and for orphans and vulnerable children and youth, including those affected by HIV/AIDS.
Apr 18, 2019
USAID's Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) Office of Forestry and Biodiversity is now accepting submissions for a case study competition on biodiversity integration across USAID's portfolio.
Mar 05, 2019
USAID is accepting submissions to the annual Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition until Friday, April 12.
Dec 04, 2018
The new USAID-funded YouthLead.org platform is a new collaboration marketplace where young changemakers aged 15-35 can forge connections with a growing community of peers and partners.
Oct 09, 2018
Reflecting on emerging themes from the 2018 Making Cents International Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, here are four steps to promote new economic opportunities for girls.