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MEERKAT COIN / Teaches children finance and use mobile payment.


MEERKAT Coin is an APP that combines games and financial education. Children enjoy raising virtual pet meerkats and building burrows while learning about finance, including money management and mobile payment. Families can convert credit bonuses or cash into electronic pocket money for children, and children can earn compassion tokens to play games by completing tasks, such as cleaning and helping others. The virtual and physical monetary interactions allow children to record their spending and form bookkeeping habits. The plots and special missions, such as savings, charitable donations, and investment, expand children's scope of financial.


Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT )

Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT )
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Fang-Ping Hsu,
Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT )

Chien-Chen Lai,
Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT )