We develop our Social and Financial education programmes and deliver them through a Social
Franchise Model, which enables us to reach over 10 million children in over 100 countries. Our global partner network consists of 300+ partner organisations (including NGOs, CSOs, and governments) who implement our programmes. Learn more about what we do and how we do it.
Building on a strong network of dedicated and passionate partners, supporters and staff,
we deliver high-quality education through our unique approach.
Our programmes are based on three basic curricula for different age groups, which are flexible and can be contextualised to local needs. Additionally, we provide training to teachers and conduct research to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of our programmes.
Aflatoun International curricula are child-centered and contain both social and financial themes. Children and young people learn about themselves, their rights and responsibilities, how
to save and how to start a small
The Aflatoun International network of partners is committed to deliver
quality financial and life-skills
education to millions of children and young people. Aflatoun International
provides programmatic and
fundraising support to the partners
in the network.
Aflatoun International is one of the global leaders in researching the
effectiveness of social and financial
education for children and young people. A key strength is its positive impact on their self-efficacy, which plays an
important role in successful learning.
Education is only as good as the
teachers providing the classes.
Therefore, we are passionate about
training, which helps guide teachers through methodologies that enable
children to participate actively in an
atmosphere that is full of learning
Aflatoun International develops
curricula in consultation with its
partners. These materials are then adapted to the local context of the region it will be implemented in and
occasionally includes an extended focus on a specific issue it aims to tackle.
Aflatoun International embraces new technologies which have the potential to strengthen educational systems and increase reach and impact. Access to mobile technology is rapidly transforming our ability to reach children, young people and trainers who have been previously excluded from skills-building
Aflatoun International uses a social franchise model to connect and collaborate with organisations and governmental institutions all over the world.Our dynamic, bottom-up network of inter-linked partner organisations is based on reciprocal empowerment. It is a flexible low-cost and high-impact model with strong south-south cooperation. More
Our network consists of a broad range of partner organisations varying from local non-profit organisations to international agencies and governments – all sharing the conviction that social and financial education can significantly contribute creating a world of children empowered.
Grounded in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and building on its strong network, Aflatoun International has an important role to play in fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals.
Children and young people become agents of their own future through our tailored education programmes, which tackle some of the world’s most pressing problems. Below is a list of ‘themes’ we incorporate into Aflatoun materials and practices.
Rights and Equality
Financial Independence and Entrepreneurship
Quality of Education
Early Childhood Development