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The CALP Network 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. The CALP Network's regional office is at the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Disability Inclusive Cash Assistance: Learnings from Practice in Humanitarian Response

Guidelines and Tools

This case study collection describes lessons learned from seven inclusive humanitarian cash transfer projects implemented from 2015 – 2020 in Niger, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, and Indonesia, and five ongoing projects from the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic responses. This good practice...

19 August 2021

Data Protection Awareness Symposium: A collaborative Event with the Data Commissioner

Members event

In partnership with the Kenya Red Cross Society & the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, we are inviting you for a Data Protection Symposium to raise awareness among humanitarian organizations and other actors on personal data protection principles as applied in humanitarian activities.

11 August 2021 / Online / English

Transfers with Impact – Pathway to Link Humanitarian Cash to Social Protection through Social Accountability

Policy paper

In response to the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic, governments have introduced over 1,600 social protection measures in almost all the world’s countries and territories. Cash assistance – a critical intervention in supporting the world’s most vulnerable people – also grew by 240% during...

24 June 2021

Eastern Africa Regional CWG Meeting on CVA for Health Outcomes: towards a regional action plan

Members event

Workshop to facilitate exchange of learning on CVA for health outcomes, support improved coordination between cash and health actors and inform an action plan for CVA and health in the region. Participants will include both CVA and health practitioners in the region. Date and Time: 8 and 9 June, from...

8 June 2021 / Virtual / English

Somalia CVA Case Study: Cash and Voucher Assistance and Gender-Based Violence Risk Mitigation

Report

In order to better understand the potential risks for women and girls that may be created by the provision of humanitarian cash assistance, Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) experts from Somalia worked closely together to evaluate existing CVA interventions in Somalia and...

1 June 2021

GBV Risk Mitigation: An Analysis of the CARE Somalia Integrated Relief &Recovery Program (ISRP) Multipurpose Cash.

Report

This is a learning brief that highlights the GBV risk mitigation analysis of CARE’s ISRP Project (Economic Recovery Sector ) funded by USAID’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA), The CARE Project was applied as one of the case studies for the inter-agency Somalia GBV Risk mapping in CVA projects.

31 May 2021

Minding the (financial and digital) gap! – How informal social safety nets leverage digital & cash enablers in COVID-19 pandemic

Presentation

Minding the (financial and digital) gap! – How informal social safety nets leverage digital & cash enablers in COVID-19 pandemic: In every context, strengthening the links between cash transfers, savings groups and digitisation contributes to resilient recovery from COVID-19. Representatives of...

17 May 2021

Use Of Cash Assistance To Address Maternal, Newborn And Child Health Outcomes

Report

USE OF CASH ASSISTANCE TO ADDRESS MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH OUTCOMES

30 April 2021

Brief: Towards shock-responsive social protection: lessons from the COVID-19 response in Uganda

Policy paper

This policy brief presents highlights from the Uganda country case study on the social protection responses to COVID-19. The brief summarizes the key findings and sets out recommendations to strengthen the foundational social protection systems and enhance the ability of the sector to respond to future...

22 March 2021

Brief: Towards shock-responsive social protection: lessons from the COVID-19 response in Ethiopia

Policy paper

COVID-19 and national and international measures to curb its spread, may have pushed 15 million more people below the poverty line in Ethiopia. This policy brief draws on key learnings from the Ethiopia country case study, focused on the social protection response to COVID-19 and identifies...

8 March 2021

Towards shock-responsive social protection: lessons from the COVID-19 response in Kenya

Report

The stringent lockdown measures and global economic slowdown, due to COVID-19, are likely to push more than 2 million people into poverty in Kenya. This study documents the Government of Kenya’s social protection response to mitigate the negative impact of the pandemic on vulnerable households and...

8 March 2021

2020 Cash and Voucher Programming (CVP): Roadmap and milestone achieved

Report

In 2020, World Vision has implemented cash and voucher programming like never before – not least due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related social protection transfer scale-ups. From 2019 to 2020, we have seen a 28 % increase of our cash, voucher based programming, moving towards enabling affected...

22 January 2021

Somalia Social Protection Donor Working Group – Terms of Reference (ToR)

Guidelines and Tools

Large-scale cash and voucher transfers have long formed the basis of the humanitarian response to crises in Somalia and successfully so. While sporadic small scale cash transfer projects in the past lacked coordination and coherence, this time a great deal of effort has been expended by donors and...

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