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 192 partners and 26 governments the organisation reaches 4.5 million children and young people each year in more than 100 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 who act as agents of change in their own lives for a more equitable world.Mission
Ensure access to quality, inclusive, child-centered Social & Financial Education for all children and young people.Strategy
In pursuing our vision and mission over the next five years, we aim to increase our influence and intensify support to the network in order to accelerate scale-up of quality programmes for children and young people.
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.
Training of trainers in Nigeria
Youth Ready Accelerator Workshop in Guatemala
Open Society Foundations
Auridis continued with their support as our largest funding partner
MasterCard Foundation supports our Aflateen programme in all its facets
We are most grateful to the organisations who have most generously provided financial and in-kind support, enabling Aflatoun’s programmes to reach children and young people all over the firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 has been an important year for Aflatoun International, marking impressive progress of the network, working towards high-quality, inclusive, social and financial education for all children and young people, especially the most vulnerable. The organisation continues to go from strength to strength, making positive change. Highlights of 2016 include the new peacebuilding curriculum, the girls’ economic empowerment programme and new materials to increase youth employability and entrepreneurship. Worldwide, we have trained teachers to deliver our social and financial education programmes. With your valued support and continued co-operation we can provide more children and young people with the right tools to create a sustainable future.
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