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CaLP supports coordination and provides training and technical support to members and other organisations implementing or considering cash and voucher assistance in East and Southern Africa. CaLP's regional office is at the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nairobi, Kenya.

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State of the Worlds Cash 2020 : Quality Cash and Voucher Assistance – by Whose Standards?

Webinar

Following the global launch of the State of the World Cash 2020 report (SOWC2020), CaLP is organizing a webinar for practitioners with an interest in CVA in East Africa. The webinar takes place on December first at 14:00 Nairobi time – register now to secure your place. The conversation will focus on...

1 December 2020 / English

Desk-based Review on Cash and Voucher Assistance in Education in Emergencies

Report

in 2018, the Global Education Cluster documented practices in CVA for education in emergencies (EiE). Within this framework, this Desk Review is the first part of a larger study finalized with the publication in February 2019 of the CVA for EiE Synthesis and Guidelines. The Desk Review provides the reader...

15 October 2020

Cash plus and nutrition outcomes

Report

CARE compared the outcomes of two projects–one with cash transfers and one without–for the outcomes for children and Pregnant and Lactating Women. The children in the project with cash transfers and complementary nutritional support had better outcomes than the children whose families did not receive...

6 October 2020

Kenya Cash Working Group 4-Ws

Report

The Kenya Cash Working Group’s (KCWG) operational information map (4 Ws) that illustrate the various Cash and Voucher Interventions in the country as of July 2020. Humanitarian agencies are responding to different emergencies in Kenya including Rapid-Onset flooding, Desert locust invasion and COVID-19...

30 September 2020

Stepping up CVA with COVID-19: Paving the way we respond to future crisis

Report

COVID-19 has thrown the world into lockdown and taken a tremendous toll on the health, social, and economic status of vulnerable communities, households, and individuals. Limitations on daily activities and an over-arching health crisis, restrictions on movement, closures of schools and businesses have...

15 September 2020

Market Assessment in Bandua, Inanjou and Buzi in Mozambique

Report

This report presents the outcome of an assessment in three markets following the impact of cyclone Idai.
Tropical cyclone Idai made landfall in Mozambique on 14 March 2019 causing a huge damage to human lives and the physical properties. The official death toll remained at 603 people and the number of...

21 August 2020

Feasibility Study on Cash Transfer Programming for the Returnees and the Host Communities in Gedeo and West Guji Zones, Ethiopia

Report

Since April 2018, insecurity and localised conflict between communities in Gedeo Zone (Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region– SNNPR) and West Guji Zone (Oromia Region) led to a rapid displacement of 960,000 people (IOM Displacement Tracker, August 21, 2018). Assets and livelihoods have...

21 August 2020

Feasibility Study on Cash and Voucher Assistance Programming in central province of Zambia

Report

Zambia is suffering from a slow-onset food insecurity crisis caused by a failed and late 2018/2019 rain season, which caused reduced and failed crop production resulting in 58 districts in Zambia currently experiencing acute food insecurity. Projected figures estimate 2.3 million people will be in IPC 3...

21 August 2020

Cash Working Group Leads Meeting Report – July 2020

Report

The meeting was set to enable CWG Leads and Co-Leads reflect on the COVID-19 response, address challenges they face in this regard and look into trends and opportunities the response brings.

7 August 2020

Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis: Linking humanitarian Cash and Social Protection in practise

Report

This paper seeks to demonstrate practical ways in which NGOs are linking their humanitarian work to social protection and the added importance of this in the context of COVID-19, following from the earlier work of CCD outlining the role of NGOs to
improve the access to and delivery of social protection in...

27 July 2020