Aflatoun International is an NGO based in the Netherlands offering social and financial education to children and young people worldwide. Through a strong network of 345 partners and 38 governments, the organisation reaches 10.5 million children and young people each year in 108 countries. Aflatoun International creates high-quality curricula, for different age groups, which can be contextualised to local needs or specific circumstances. In addition, teachers are provided with training and we conduct research to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of our programmes.
Socially and economically empowered children and young people who act as agents of change in their own lives for a more equitable world.Mission
Ensure access to quality, inclusive, child-centred social & financial education for all children and young people, especially the most vulnerable.Strategy
In pursuing our vision and mission over the next five years, we aim to ensure that future generations of children are empowered by ensuring that Social and Financial Education becomes included in the post-2030 social development goals.
In 1991 Aflatoun started in Mumbai, India, as a project by Jeroo Billimoria, who was doing research at the Tata School of Social Studies. They began working with schools to bring rich and poor children together to learn about each others’ lives.