World Food Programme, Mw govt and Airtel join hands to address food shortages in Malawi

From Face of Malawi Sat Dec 22 2012, 03:48:16

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has joined forces with the Government of Malawi and mobile telecommunications company Airtel to launch an innovative cash transfer programme to help more than 100,000 people affected by food shortages in central and southern Malawi. Funding for the initiative is being provided by UKAID. "Cash distributions enable beneficiaries [...]

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