UN Gives $6 Million to Mothers In Niger

Published on 27 September 2010

The United Nations is giving $6 million in cash from its Children's Fund to mothers in Niger so they can buy food amidst widespread hunger in that West African country brought on by last year's lack of needed rain for crops. (..) The second round of cash distribution is set to begin this week, and the cash will be given in conjunction with food rations handed out by the World Food Program.

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