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Poor Farmers Get Cash Through Mobile Phones

Posted on 25 Dec 2012 at 9:23pm

With food prices high in Malawi’s markets, many families are struggling to find enough to eat. A new programme by WFP is sending cash to the most vulnerable people through their mobile phones. This assistance enables them to buy more food and so keep hunger and malnutrition at bay.

LILONGWE — The market-place is busy and the stalls are full of local produce in Lunzu, a trading centre on the edge of Blantyre in…

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