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CaLP provides capacity building, technical and coordination support to strengthen the community of practice in North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. The CaLP Americas office is located in Washington, DC and has a presence in Panama City, Panama.

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Q&A from the CaLP Webinar: Lessons on the use of cash and voucher assistance (CVA) for the Caribbean Atlantic hurricane season

Guidelines and Tools

Q&A from the CaLP Webinar: Lessons on the use of cash and voucher assistance (CVA) for the Caribbean Atlantic hurricane season Key messages: Given the enabling infrastructure, markets, local capacities and interest of key stakeholders, the
Caribbean region offers significant opportunities to scale up...

26 May 2020

Winds of change: Lessons and Recommendations on the Use of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) for the Caribbean Atlantic Hurricane Season

Webinar

19 May 2020 / English

Readiness Checklist for Cash Working Groups in light of COVID-19 Response

Guidelines and Tools

This checklist is designed to assist CWGs adjust their plans and prepare to play an enhanced role in coordination of CVA in the context of increasing (and in some cases unprecedented) needs and limitations of COVID-19. Responses should, as ever, be context specific. We suggest that CWGs consider the...

19 May 2020

Winds of Change: Lessons and Recommendations on the Use of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) for the Caribbean Atlantic Hurricane Season

Report

This briefing note has been commissioned by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) network in order to compile evidence on good practice and lessons learned to generate recommendations for humanitarian practitioners and other actors to take into consideration when designing cash and voucher assistance...

18 May 2020

We Turn Mobile Sim Cards Into Bank Accounts for the Emerging World

Presentation

Fonbnk LLC (“Fonbnk” or the “Company”) is new distributed finance company, providing borderless banking infrastructure directly to unbanked people around the world using the mobile internet. Anyone with a prepaid mobile SIM card and a verified online identity can now have a global stored value...

5 May 2020

Webinar | Multi-purpose Cash Transfer and Child Protection: a case study (English and Spanish editions)

Webinar recording

Watch the webinar recording here. More information here. In 2018, with the support of OFDA and FFP, Save the Children implemented a multi-purpose cash transfer ‘Plus’ program in response to the influx of Venezuelan into Colombia. The program aimed at covering vulnerable household’s basic needs and...

4 May 2020

Public health and social measures for Covid19 prepardness and response in low capcity and humanitarian context

Guidelines and Tools

May 2020

Utilizing Cash and Voucher Assistance within Gender-based Violence Case Management to Support Crisis-Affected Populations in Ecuador

Report

With support from Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Women’s Refugee Commission and CARE partnered to advance the Call to Action Roadmap by strengthening the capacity of GBV and CVA service providers in Ecuador to leverage CVA within case management services in the prevention of and response to...

1 May 2020

WVI Covid-19 and Cash and Voucher Programming Guidance

Guidelines and Tools

WVI Summary and operational Programming guidance Cash, Voucher Programming Modalities for effective and timely emergency preparedness, response, recovery towards financial resilience and social protection mechanism

2 April 2020

UNHCR Cash Assistance and Covid 19: Emerging field practices

Guidelines and Tools

This document is a snapshot of the many innovative field practices emerging in light of COVID-19.
UNHCR preparedness and response to COVID-19 is comprehensive including cash assistance as quick and efficient means of getting assistance to people fast, empowering families to deal with the crisis and meet...

April 2020