Social and Financial Literacy

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Social and Financial Literacy

Children International knows the importance of social and financial literacy when it comes to helping children overcome economic challenges. Through our partnership with Aflatoun, we give children and youth the opportunity to develop critical-thinking skills, learn how to manage resources, propose and manage their own entrepreneurial activities, and learn about their rights and responsibilities.

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Barclays Provides Funding for Fourth Year in Support of Children International’s Aflateen Program in the Philippines
Kansas City, MO/Singapore, May 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Barclays has committed for a fourth year to supporting Children International’s innovative Aflateen program in the Philippines, furthering the bank’s aim of helping 5 million young futures by 2015. This investment, US$165,000 to date, has been agreed in order to enhance the enterprise, employability and financial skills of young...
May 27, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Three Children International Youth Selected as Finalists for the CYFI Youth Award in the Category of Entrepreneurship
Kansas City, MO, May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Three Children International youth have been selected as finalists for the Children & Youth Finance International (CYFI) Youth Award in the category of Entrepreneurship. Two of these youth will travel to New York City on May 21-23 to participate in the CYFI Youth Meeting at the United Nations and UNICEF headquarters. This year’s CYFI...
May 20, 2014 2:00 PM ET
Children International Launches First Aflatoun Child Social & Financial Education Program in the United States
Kansas City, MO, January 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  In January, Children International in Little Rock, Arkansas, launched the first Aflatoun Child Social & Financial Education program in the United States. Through financial literacy and awareness, Aflatoun, which has been in existence as a global organization since 2005, equips children and youth with skills they can use to help overcome the...
Jan 30, 2014 8:30 AM ET
Two Youth Recognized for Financial Acumen Spread their Knowledge to Help Others in Poverty
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 10, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Two Children International youth are role models for using financial education to escape poverty. Ivonne, from Ecuador, and Aafia, from India, both participate in Aflatoun, Children International's education program that teaches social and financial responsibility. The girls have different backgrounds, but have the same...
May 10, 2013 1:45 PM ET

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