The world is home to 1.8 billion young people (ages 10-24), and the youth population is growing fastest in the poorest nations. IPA is looking at the many challenges faced by this demographic, including education, livelihoods, post-conflict recovery, and HIV/AIDS prevention.

Ugandan women in the IPA WINGS program

Poverty is a staggering problem, with 46 percent of the world’s population living on less than 5.50 USD per day.

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Programs promoting financial literacy and savings among children and youth have the potential to effectively promote financial inclusion over participants’ lifetimes. Since 2009, Innovations for...

Even when there are no official school fees, the financial burden of purchasing uniforms, books, and other school supplies prevents low-income students from remaining in school.