Tanzania, October 2012
WFP and Vodacom have teamed up to change nutritional practices in Tanzania. Through a Cash Pilot intervention, targeted women with children under the age of two and pregnant and lactating mothers in Mtwara region will receive a monthly M-Pesa cash transfer, along with nutritional and health education with particular focus on the importance of breastfeeding. The project was officially launched in Mtwara with music, dancing, and a visit from the Vodacom Roadshow truck.
Photographs: WFP/Jen Kunz