LEARNING PAPER: Young Female Entrepreneurs

The Employment and Entrepreneurship sub-program under Prospects Liberia provides young entrepreneurs, aged 18 to 35 years, business skills training and the opportunity to apply for a microgrant (USD 250 to USD 750) to start up or expand a business through a Youth Investment Fund. Data captured throughout the program indicates that significantly more women than… Read More LEARNING PAPER: Young Female Entrepreneurs

LEARNING PAPER: Cashing in on Transfer Modalities: Learnings from Prospects programme in the use of Mobile Money and Bank Accounts

How can financial inclusion outcomes be garnered even when this is not the primary purpose of a program or intervention? Phase I of the Prospects youth employment program used two different cash transfer modalities, mobile money and bank accounts, for two different employment interventions: an apprenticeship program and an entrepreneurship cash grant program. While these… Read More LEARNING PAPER: Cashing in on Transfer Modalities: Learnings from Prospects programme in the use of Mobile Money and Bank Accounts