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Charity uses mobile phone data to identify aid recipients in Togo

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation A US-based non-profit that is using algorithms to identify people living in extreme poverty by analysing their mobile phone habits has made direct cash payments to 30,000 people as part of a pioneering project in Togo. GiveDirectly worked with the government of the West African nation and experts at the University […]