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Cell phones key to commerce in post-quake Haiti

Haiti, January 11, 2011

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Associated Press TV
January, 2011

Two of Haiti’s biggest cell phone companies are working with aid groups to help cash-strapped Haitians purchase goods using ‘mobile money’. Donated funds are transferred to residents’ cell phones and then traded in at local shops for food. Associated Press TV speaks to Raymond Chevalier of Mercy Corps, on the aid agency's 'mobile wallet' initiative.