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Nepal’s NBI and Aflatoun International sign MoUs for access to financial literacy tools

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s National Banking Institute (NBI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aflatoun International; a Netherlands based NGO, on Wednesday in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The agreement was signed between the Chief Executive Officer of NBI and Aflatoun International, Sanjib Subba and Roeland Monasch respectively.
With this MoU, NBI now has access to rich repository of financial literacy tools developed by Aflatoun.
The overall objectives of the MoU are to organise social and financial education for children and young people through partnership in planning, implementing and developing collaboration for advocacy, stakeholder engagement and development of social and financial education, said the NBI.
The Netherland-based Aflatoun is a global leader in Financial Literacy curriculum development since its inception in 1991 in Mumbai, India.
Aflatoun International is offering social and financial education to children and young people worldwide. Through a strong network of 275 partners and 35 governments, the organisation reaches and teaches over 8.6 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 contextualized to local needs or specific circumstances.
With this collaboration, the NBI expects to extend its reach in Financial Literacy for Nepal through advocacy and communication, development of curriculum and training materials, technical assistance and learning research, monitoring and evaluation.

Published Date: Thursday, June 20th, 2019 | 07:06 PM

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