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Core CVA Skills for Programme Staff Training for the Myanmar Cash Working Group

Please note that this is a 5-day face-to face course. The target participants are those working with agencies delivering CVA programs and are members of the Myanmar Cash Working Group (CWG). This training will be delivered in English.

29 July-2 August 2024

Bangkok, Thailand


The deadline for applications is at 11:59pm, 9th July 2024, Yangon time.


About the Course
This course is structured around the project cycle and covers all the key skills required to design, implement and monitor cash and voucher assistance. The course is focused on a technical/programmatic perspective and incorporates examples and case studies from multiple sectors. Therefore, this course is for programme staff responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring cash and voucher programmes. 

Course Aim

To develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence of humanitarian practitioners for cash and voucher assistance (CVA) technical design and quality.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the opportunities and challenges to delivering high quality CVA as part of humanitarian response.
  2. Use various assessments, including market assessment tools, to inform CVA appropriateness.
  3. Analyse assessment data to choose modality, delivery mechanism and transfer value.
  4. Ensure accountability towards affected populations during the CVA design and implementation process.
  5. Incorporate CVA and markets in monitoring frameworks.
  6. Identify best practices for CVA quality and sustainability.
  7. Navigate the existing tools, guidance, case studies and research documents to find the most relevant and up-to-date information on CVA-related themes.

Who is this course for?

The CVA training is most suited to people with the following profile. The target participants are staff currently working on CVA programs in Myanmar that are working/affiliated with the members of the Cash Working Group.

  • Must be involved in designing, implementing, or monitoring CVA programs within local non-government organizations (NGO), community-based organizations (CBO), United Nations agency, international NGO, or government sectors. Individuals in business support roles such as finance, HR, supply chain or logistics are discouraged from applying as there is an appropriate course for operations support.
  • Preference for those with experience in humanitarian response, particularly in CVA.
  • With a commitment to apply the training insights in their organization’s work and willingness to participate in follow-up activities.
  • Can speak and understand English, as it is the medium of instruction.

 Participation Fee

The Myanmar Cash Working Group will be able to offer this course with no registration fee for all participants. CARE Myanmar will cover the venue and meals during the training.

The participants are required to cover the cost of the flights to/from Bangkok, their own accommodation and meals outside of the training

Who to contact?

If you have any questions about the training please contact: