(more) On Zimbabwe

To demonstrate its broad applicability, Aflatoun [a financial-literacy programme designed for six- to 14-year-olds] was piloted in economies beset by different difficulties. Zimbabwe, for example, was selected for its astronomical inflation rate. The course was adapted to encourage children to save by buying assets such as pencils, which, unlike the country’s money, could be a store of value. [Economist]

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