Agenda for Global Perspectives on Adolescent Health and Economic Strengthening Conference: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa: Wednesday, May 14

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TimeSessionPresenters
9:00-11:15am

FINANCIAL INCLUSION FOR LOW-INCOME YOUTH:
The Nigeria And Kenya Experience (Tonbofa Ashimi)

Enrolling Low-Income Youth in Economic Strengthening and Youth‐Savings Programs: Lessons from Field Studies in Kenya (Eva Mwangi, Corrinne Ngurukie, & Kasio Mutuku)

The Experience Of Population Council On Enrolling Girls In Savings Programs, Including Group Savings Initiatives in Kenya and Uganda (Eunice Muthengi)

Tonbofa Ashimi [The Law and Children in Emergency Situations, Nigeria]
Partner, Edward Ekiyor & Co., Nigeria
Bayelsa, Nigeria

Evah Mwangi
Project Coordinator, Columbia University International Center for Child Health & Asset Development, Kenya Field Office

Corrinne Ngurukie
Regional Technical Advisor, YouthSave Initiative, Save the Children,
Nairobi, Kenya

Kasio Mutuku
Manager Product & Sales, Kenya Post Office Savings Bank, Nairobi, Kenya

Eunice Muthengi
Senior Program Officer, Poverty, Gender and Youth, Population Council, 
Nairobi, Kenya

Fred Ssewamala, Associate Professor
University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration;
Director, Columbia University International Center for Child Health & Asset Development

11:15-11:30amBREAK 
11:30am-1:00pm

FINANCIAL INCLUSION FOR LOW INCOME YOUTH:
The Uganda Experience: Suubi and Bridges Studies

Enrolling Low-Income Youth in Economic Strengthening and Youth‐Savings Programs: Lessons from Field Studies in Kenya (Leyla Karimli)

Starting to Understand the Cost-Benefits of Incentive-Based Financial Inclusion Interventions (Julia Shu-Huah Wang)

Potential Impacts on Adherence to Treatment (Apollo Kivumbi)

Leyla Karimli [What are the Developmental Impacts?]
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Chicago SSA;
Research Associate, New York University McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, Research Associate, ICHAD, 
New York, NY, USA

Julia Shu-Huah Wang [How do we estimate cost?]
Doctoral Student, Columbia University, School of Social Work, New York, NY, USA

Apollo Kivumbi [Adherence to Treatment]
Study Coordinator, Suubi+Adherence, Columbia University International Center For Child Health & Asset Development, Masaka, Uganda

Fred Ssewamala
Director, Columbia University International Center for Child Health & Asset Development;
Associate Professor, University of Chicago SSA

1:00-1:30pmLUNCH

1:30-3:00pm

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND COMMUNITY COLLABORATIONS

Financial Institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations and Research Institutions Partnerships to Address Low Income Youth’s Socio-­Economic Status

Jennifer Nattabi [Orphaned and Vulnerable Children]
Project Coordinator, Suubi & Bridges Studies,
Columbia University International Center for Child Health & Asset Development,
Masaka, Uganda

Abel Mwebembezi [Humanitarian Settings]
Executive Director, Reach the Youth-Uganda; 
In-Country Implementation Partner, Columbia University International Center for Child Health & Asset Development
Kampala, Uganda

Rev. Fr. Joseph Kato Bakulu [Working with Faith-based Institutions]
Assistant Education Secretariat, Catholic Diocese of Masaka, Uganda

Sylvia Nabakadde  [Partnerships: Financial Institutions and Research Institutions]
Branch Manager, Centenary Rural Development Bank,
Kyotera, Uganda

Sarah Namutebi [Working with Financial Institutions]
Financial Manager, Columbia University International Center for Child Health & Asset Development, Masaka, Uganda

Proscovia Nabunya: Session Chair
Doctoral Student, University of Chicago SSA;
Program Manager, Columbia University International Center for Child Health & Asset Development, University of Chicago, IL, USA

3:00am-3:50pm

CULTIVATING NEW PARTNERSHIPS & POTENTIAL NEW QUESTIONS/INTERVENTIONS

Timothy Opobo [Child Protection: A Generalist Approach]
Program Learning Group Coordinator, 
Child Fund, 
Kampala, Uganda

Josh Chaffin [Child Protection]
Senior Program Officer, Livelihoods and Child Protection, 
Women’s Refugee Commission, New York, NY, USA

Mark Canavera: Session Chair
Associate Director, Child Protection in Crisis Learning Network; Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA

3:50-4:00pmTHE WAY FORWARD Fred Ssewamala

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