Why financial access campaigns fail to promote sustainable livelihoods: A case study of the youth financial inclusion in Kenya

Victor Apollo, Head of Solutions Mapping, Accelerator Lab — UNDP Kenya

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Access to financial and social assets is a key factor in the quest to empower youth to make their own economic decisions and escape poverty. Unfortunately, majority of this group in the informal sector are un-bankable making access to finance a huge challenge. Photo: Kevin Ouma/UNDP
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Strategic focus is on enterprise development is key to increasing sustainable economic opportunities and participation by Kenyan Youth in nation building. Photo Kevin Ouma/UNDP Kenya
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In order to enhance financial inclusion for the youth, we must prioritise working with young people, as key stakeholders, to reimagine development that fits with their aspiration and ambition. Photo: Alan Gichigi/UNDP Kenya
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In #Kenya, UNDP works with the Government and communities towards inclusive, equitable and sustainable socioeconomic and human development.

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