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.
VisionSocially and economically empowered children who act as agents of change in their own lives for a more equitable world.
MissionEnsure access to quality, inclusive, child-centered Social & Financial Education for all children and young people.
StrategyIn 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.
HistoryIn 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.
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