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R2.62bn in Swedish krone may go to charity

SWEDEN - Time is running out. About 1.6 billion kronor (R2.62bn) of coins will soon be worthless in Sweden. A charity is now urging people to dig these out from between sofa cushions, kitchen jars or wherever they’re hidden to create Sweden’s biggest piggy bank to support projects for its neediest children. “It’s one and a half billion that will be wasted,” Christopher Robinson, the founder of Change for Change, said.
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