Responsible Finance Forum

Banking on the Future: Youth and Digital Financial Services in Sub-Saharan Africa

Soren Heitmann, Zenobia Peterson and Johannes Kinzinger
01 December 2018
Source:  IFC-Mastercard Partnership for Financial Inclusion

Banking on the Future: Youth and Digital Financial Services in Sub-Saharan Africa summarizes insights on youth uptake and usage of DFS from a cross-section of studies over the last six years, and recommends, for example, that providers can better reach out to the youth by offering savings accounts, checking or prepaid accounts, and micro loans.