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MEERKAT Coin / APP for children


For the poor, financial assistance is one way, however, to help them learn knowledge and skills, lay the foundation for their future job search and earn income, and make practical financial wisdom help to eradicate poverty.
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.


Ming Chi University of Technology

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

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

Chien-Chen Lai,
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST)