CaLP & CARE: Video on Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and Gender
CaLP’s first training video in Spanish developed in collaboration with CARE provides an overview of the relationship between gender and cash and voucher assistance (CVA) structured around the...
The Provision of Cash and Voucher Assistance in the Response to the Venezuela Refugee and Migrant Crisis: Findings and lessons learned, Executive summary
This study, for which data was compiled between March and April 2020, seeks to document lessons and good practices in the delivery of CVA in Ecuador and Colombia by humanitarian organisations...
Webinar: Lecciones aprendidas en la provisión de transferencias monetarias en Colombia y Ecuador en respuesta a la crisis de Venezuela
Nos complace invitarle a asistir al webinar para el lanzamiento del resumen ejecutivo del informe de hallazgos sobre el análisis de las lecciones aprendidas en la provisión de transferencias...
Winds of change: Lessons and Recommendations on the Use of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) for the Caribbean Atlantic Hurricane Season
CVA in the Caribbean: Evidence Matrix
Guidelines and Tools
This spreadsheet, a supplementary resource to the Winds of Change: Lessons and Recommendations on the Use of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) for the Caribbean Atlantic Hurricane Season, provides...
Cash and Voucher Assistance and Risk in Financial Management and Compliance
CaLP commissioned a scoping study on CVA and risk in financial management and compliance, which considered three specific challenges facing humanitarian organisations related to AML/ CTF...
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Multi-Purpose Cash Transfer ‘Plus’: Maximizing impact on children through integrated cash-based programming
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 prevent them from resorting to negative coping strategies,...
The humanitarian currency enabling children’s future – Inter-agency cash roundtable
This summary report highlights key presentation insights, and recommendations from the CaLP & World Vision co-hosted inter-agency Cash Roundtable, focusing on how CVA can be an enabler to promote child protection and child wellbeing, based on most recent research, case studies from across the globe...
Ecuador CCD Multi-Sectorial Needs Assessment
Ecuador CCD Multi-Sectorial Needs Assessment Key Findings and Advocacy Messages High food insecurity amongst Venezuelan population: 50% had experience moderate to severe hunger in the past months. 23% of PLW had experienced sever hunger. Important proportion of Venezuelans living in public spaces,...
Digital Finance for Development: A handbook for USAID Staff
Guidelines and Tools
This handbook is designed to enable USAID personnel to maximize the Agency’s use of and contribution to the growth of digital financial services in emerging markets around the world. As an Agency, USAID brings significant comparative advantages to the collective effort required to build out financial...
The Impact of Cash Transfers on Local Economies
In this special edition of Policy in Focus, leading authors and practitioners present their research on how cash transfers can impact the local economy when implemented in a developing country. The aim is to gather and review research results and evidence, obtained from various methodologies ranging from...
Using Innovation And New Technologies to Improve Cash Transfer Programming (CTP)
Experience and studies show that providing cash transfers to disaster-affected families empowers them to meet their diverse needs, provides a stimulus to the recovery of the local economy and is a cost effective way to deliver humanitarian assistance. The IFRC is committed to providing multi-sectoral...
A Review of Evidence of Humanitarian Cash Transfer Programming in Urban Areas
Urban poor populations frequently experience disasters of varying typology and intensity. When set against a backdrop of poverty and marginalisation, their needs can be complex. As recent urban crises have pushed humanitarian agencies to respond in urban areas, this literature review examines the...
Market Analysis for Preparedness and Development: Piloting Innovation in Guatemala
This case study charts the process, successes and learning from Oxfam’s pilot joint market analysis in Guatemala 2013. One of the key lessons is that, despite the initial reluctance to market based programming approaches, a critical impact of the assessment has been increased interest from other...
Scoping study – Emergency cash transfer programming in the WaSH and shelter sectors
Over the past few years, the dialogue on cash transfer programming has progressed beyond initial debates about whether distributing cash and vouchers is a valid response modality at all to a general acceptance of their added value in appropriate contexts. Beyond the livelihoods and food...
The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers
This paper examines the effect of cash versus in-kind transfers on local prices. Both types of transfers increase the demand for normal goods; in-kind transfers also increase supply in recipient communities, which should cause prices to fall relative to cash transfers. We test and confirm this prediction...