Beyond improving financial literacy and access to financial services (savings, loans, social insurance, etc.), the WYSE project aims to engage adult women and youth (15-24 years) to use savings groups as community platforms to improve economic and social well-being in their households and communities.
This project is led by Juarez and Associates, in partnership with Child Fund and Plan International, to improve education quality and access for underserved populations in Guatemala.
The Better Life Options and Opportunities Model (BLOOM) is a non-formal education program developed in 1987 that has since been adapted and applied in more than 15 countries.
This project aims to strengthen the livelihoods and improve the economic security of poor communities by helping poor households’ smooth consumption (particularly in the event of financial shocks), increase their ability to accumulate cash and physical assets, and promote commercial income generation.
This project, being funded by Citi Foundation, aims to provide at least 610 marginalized youth, ages 16-25, from three centers in three urban provinces of Thailand, with the skills necessary to increase their employability or start their own businesses.