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  • 1. Market Driven Approaches in the Youth Enterprise and Livelihoods Sectors: Trends and Key Findings
  • 2. What is our goal today?
  • 3. “ Committed to leaving a legacy of improved skills and economic opportunities”
  • 4. Share Knowledge Apply Knowledge Build Knowledge Making Cents International
  • 5. What do we mean by Market-Driven Approaches?
  • 6. Am I responding to my Market?
  • 7. “ Teach People to Make What They Can Sell, Not Sell What They Can Make”
  • 8.
    • Invest in Training of Trainers
    • Inclusive Training, Education, tools, and Counseling
    • Mentorship and Apprenticeship Initiatives
    • Innovative BDS through Technology
    • Art, Mixed Media, and Sports
    Key Findings & Lessons Learned
    • Need for Understanding
    • Consider all Stages of Program Design
    • Keeping Youth in Mind!
    • Political, Cultural, Economic, and Social Contexts
    • Public, Private, and Civil Society Partnerships
  • 9.
    • Market-relevant BDS
    • Unengaged Public and Private Sectors
    • Insufficient Funds
    • No Incentives
    Challenges
    • Limited Capacity
    • Lack of Understanding
    • Materials and Training
    • Lack of Follow up
    • Access to Market Opportunities
  • 10. Market Driven Approaches in Practice
    • Making Cents Market Assessment and Value Chain Analysis Curriculum – Sierra Leone, Senegal, and Niger
    • GirlsSportsWorks – Peru
    • Sustainable BDS Market Development in Post-Conflict Setting – Liberia, Sierra Leone, Southern Sudan
    • Youth Financial Services - Global
  • 11. Investing in Training of Trainers and Developing Staff Technical Capacity
  • 12. Providing Relevant and Inclusive Programs
  • 13. Investing in Training of Trainers and Developing Staff Technical Capacity Understanding the Social Context and Labor Market in which Programs wish to Engage Youth
  • 14. Financial Products that are Intentionally Designed and Adapted to Meet the Needs of Specific Youth market Segments
  • 15. Youth-Serving Organizations Financial Institutions Partnerships
  • 16. What are the Incentives & Motivations of Key Actors?
  • 17. Source: Global Assets Project: Child Savings Account A Primer 2008) Youth Financial Services Providers Youth-Serving Organisations
  • 18. What are the Challenges?
  • 19. Source: Global Assets Project: Child Savings Account A Primer 2008) Youth Financial Services Providers Youth-Serving Organisations
  • 20. “ What are the financial options that are available to me in the market?” “ Do I have the knowledge and skills to use financial services wisely?” “ I lack collateral and an income generating activity to cover the principal and interest payments.”
  • 21. EMERGING GUIDELINES
  • 22. This is your Invitation to Build the Youth Inclusive Services Field
  • 23. Objectives Capture & Consolidate In-Depth Training Global Courses Online Platform
  • 24. How do I Engage?
  • 25.
    • Take our Survey
    • Mapping Activity
    • Share your Work
    • Attend Upcoming Learning Event
  • 26. www.makingcents.com/link
  • 27. www.makingcents.com Global Youth Enterprise Conference September 29-30, 2009 Washington, DC www.youthenterpriseconference.org