Do young entrepreneurs need new skills in a rapidly evolving digital world?
This blog discusses the importance of developing these digital skills for the youth to thrive in today’s digital world. We also outline the critical steps to be followed during the digital skills training to increase its practical applicability.
Six aspects financial institutions must consider if they wish to serve young people
Many financial service providers (FSPs) wish to serve youth but lack appropriate products and services that suit their needs. In this blog, we highlight prominent aspects that financial institutions need to focus on as they design and deliver financial services to youth.
Financial Service Providers (FSPs) have embraced the drive to promote financial inclusion. However, many feel that the investment made in reaching out to these segments may not be commensurate with the benefits they stand to gain. In this blog, we discuss how FSPs can determine whether it is worth serving certain segments and we specifically focus on the business case to serve the youth.
Youth is a potential segment to provide financial services as they constitute a huge proportion of the world population. Beyond the sheer numbers of youth, there are several other reasons why this segment has to be considered as having great potential to provide these services. Despite youth being an important segment for providing financial services […]
Client Protection Youth Programmes Future of Equity Bank
In this video, James Mwangi, CEO of Equity Bank, Kenya, highlights the client protection principles adopted by Equity Bank. Talking about responsible financing, James says Equity is focused on customer protection as the sustainability of business model depends on customer support. Equity endorses customer charter and has clear agreement for all transactions. He also provides […]