WFP Syria Launches Virtual Food Vouchers

Published on 15 December 2009

Four bottles of sunflower oil, five kilos of lentils and 13 cans of tuna is what Walid Khalil Ibrahim, an Iraqi refugee living in Damascus, is taking home from the government-run supermarket in Jaramana. And a batch of white eggs.(..)When it is time to pay the bill, Ibrahim, who is receiving food aid from the WFP, reaches for his mobile phone, rather than his wallet.

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