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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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Social cash transfers, generational relations and youth poverty trajectories in rural Lesotho and Malawi

Report

Report on an ESRC-DFID-funded three-year collaborative research project (ES/M009076/1) Social cash transfer schemes, which disburse cash to poor and/or vulnerable people, have proliferated across sub-Saharan Africa over the past two decades. There is growing evidence that these address symptoms of poverty...

1 July 2019

Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance in Rwanda

Report

This document outlines lessons learned from a joint UNHCR-WFP project in Rwanda aimed at identifying and mitigating the risks of imbalance of power in cash assistance. The cash transfer mechanism reviewed during the project was a bank card, proposed to the overwhelming majority of refugees receiving cash...

March 2019

How Cash-Based Approaches affect Nutrition Outcomes: Case Studies from World Vision cash programmes in Bangladesh and South Sudan

Guidelines and Tools

Case studies South Sudan & Bangladesh – analysis of how different modalities meet their basic needs with flexibility and dignity, esp. contributing to improved nutrition outcomes. Factors such as spending patterns, availability of nutritious food in markets, dietary changes & coping strategies, transfer...

2019

Mitigating Risks of Abuse of Power in Cash Assistance – Workshop Nairobi, Kenya

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UNHCR and WFP are implementing a joint project to identify and mitigate risks of abuse of power by private sector service providers in the delivery
of cash assistance to vulnerable populations. The workshop, held in Nairobi on 10-11 December 2018, followed visits to the first two pilot countries,...

December 2018

Communicating about Cash and Voucher Assistance: Workshop for Communications Staff

Event

2 October 2018 / English

Kenya Enhanced Market Analysis

Report

Between May and July 2018, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) carried out an Enhanced Market Analysis (EMA) in Turkana, Marsabit, Isiolo, Baringo, Samburu, and Kitui counties, Kenya. Following the scope of work, the assessment covered five broad themes: (1) households’ access to food...

3 September 2018

Emergency Response Capacity (ERC) Consortium – Ethiopia: Building an evidence base on operational models for the delivery of CTP

Report

The Emergency Response Capacity (ERC) Consortium for the Uptake of MPGs is formed by Save the Children, CaLP, Danish Refugee Council, Mercy Corps, and OCHA with ECHO financing. Its primary aim is the improvement of capacity, coordination and evidence for multi-purpose cash grants through the design of...

April 2018

CaLP East Africa Members Consultative Discussion

Event

27 February 2018 / Nairobi, Kenya / English

Multi-purpose Cash and Protection for South Sudanese Refugees in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement: A Learning Event Report

Report

This paper will present evidence on how cash transfers empowers conflict affected populations. The evidence is based on two projects implemented by DCA in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Uganda. Furthermore, the paper present evidence on how the two projects successfully linked cash and protection. 14, 520...

2018

Sudan Cash Working Group meeting minutes 12 December 2017

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Sudan Cash Working Group meeting minutes 12 December 2017

12 December 2017