Bank run by street kids in New Delhi

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We’ve reported on programs run by banks in the Netherlands and the US that were focused on ‘kidpreneurs’—teaching children basic lessons about money and starting a business. A related and less carefree spotting came in from New Delhi, India, where more than 1,000 street children have joined together to create a bank that helps them manage the small sums they earn each day. Launched in 2001 by a volunteer aid group called Butterflies, the Children’s Development Bank aims to empower children in several important ways.

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