Young people worldwide need to be financially and socially equipped to build bright futures for themselves. Access to financial and social assets is a key contributing factor to help youth make their own economic decisions and escape poverty. Yet, despite this, a 2013 report estimated that less than 5% of youth have a savings account, as they face barriers to access financial services (UN). The global youth population continues to grow, with many struggling to make ends meet or living one paycheck away from poverty.  Now, more than ever, there is an imperative need for developing technology skills and financial acumen amongst the world’s most vulnerable.

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