Disaster response Kenya

Food Crisis - M-Pesa mobile cash transfer

2011 - 2012
Published on Oct 15, 2011 02:00 AM  -  Updated on Jul 09, 2019 12:49 PM
After almost two years of drought, the situation in northern Kenya deteriorated in the summer of 2011. TSF partnered with VSF-Germany to conduct Cash For Work activities in South Marsabit District, Turkana West, North Horr and Loyangalani. Thanks to TSF's expertise, beneficiaries were able to be paid by the M-PESA mobile payment system.

Context: Food crisis
Start date: 15/10/2011
End date: 06/01/2012
Areas of intervention: Northern Kenya

  • Garissa regino
  • Dadaab camp

Activities: Money transfer mobile system

60,000 beneficiaries