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Turning the page on traditional learning: Why CaLP’s new online course is so exciting
CaLP is entering a new era of inclusive online learning, and there are lots of reasons to get excited about it.
Mapping Financial Service Providers for CVA: Read this before you start!
Sharing the secrets to a successful FSP mapping exercise in Yemen.
Moving the dial on participation via CVA
In search of ideas to improve participation? Here are four positive approaches drawn from a variety of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) programmes.
Being on the receiving end: Why vouchers lack dignity and are bad value
Innocent Tshilombo, who spent 10 years at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, describes how attaching conditions to cash and voucher assistance can seriously impact its effectiveness.
Getting CVA right in the Humanitarian Response Plan: Blind Spots and Considerations
How can you ensure that Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) is adequately and coherently integrated into humanitarian response plans (HRP)? Recent changes to the Humanitarian Programme Cycle (HPC) certainly provide more opportunities to do this. Read on for some great ideas and practical steps for covering...
Screening recipients of humanitarian cash and voucher assistance: necessary precaution or wasted resources?
Is screening the recipients of humanitarian cash and voucher assistance an effective way to mitigate against the perceived diversion risk that cash represents? If yes, how? If not, why are conversations growing on the topic? In a recent report for Oxfam and Bond, Nina Newhouse & colleagues from the London...
Market-based programming: Challenges and Recommendations from across CALP’s Network
When it comes to market-based programming what's the best approach? CaLP's members have some great ideas including widening the scope of market monitoring, and making longer term market forecasts.
95 Organisations Sign Letter Calling for Strengthened Cash Coordination
Today a letter signed by 95 organisations was handed into the Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) urging the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) to take a decision on the leadership and scope of cash coordination in the coming year.
Cash and vouchers can improve health outcomes – but you must understand the challenges first
In this blog, we focus on the challenges related to achieving health-related outcomes through Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) in humanitarian response. Using CVA to advance health outcomes is different from using CVA in other contexts and challenges practitioners to work in new...
CaLP is Growing…
An update from CaLP’s Director Karen Peachey