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Fresh Food Vouchers: Gender assessment on phone ownership & utilization

Author: Pauline Akabwai and Hannah Haaij
Year: 2018
Resource type: Report

Rapid assessment on the gender dynamics of mobile phone ownership of WFP’s Fresh Food Vouchers beneficiaries in Amhara Region; Habru Woreda in Ethiopia.

WFP’s Fresh Food Vouchers Programme (FFV) is based on restricted vouchers that are redeemed through mobile phone payments to fresh food vendors. Therefore, this study was conducted to understand the dynamics of phone ownership, access to phones, and social norms related to phone use and ownership, in the affected societies and households. The study took place in three villages of Habru woreda: Ayo Meda, Hamaro, Dire Roka. Whilst the latter is somewhat urbanized, the former two are characterized as rural.

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