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Core CVA Skills for Programme Staff Training in Kyrgyzstan

Please note that this is a 5-day face-to face-course, which will be delivered in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 15th – 19th April 2024.

This training will be delivered in English with translation to Russian.

15 April 2024

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Application deadline: 26 March 2024

The deadline for applications is at 11:59pm, 26th March 2024, Kyrgyzstan time.

About the Course

This course is structured around the project cycle and covers all of 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:

  • Discuss the opportunities and challenges to delivering high quality CVA as part of humanitarian response.
  • Use various assessments, including market assessment tools, to inform CVA appropriateness.
  • Analyse assessment data to choose modality, delivery mechanism and transfer value.
  • Ensure accountability towards affected populations during the CVA design and implementation process.
  • Incorporate CVA and markets in monitoring frameworks.
  • Identify best practices for CVA quality and sustainability.
  • Navigate the existing tools, guidance, cases 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:

  • Must be involved in designing, implementing, or monitoring CVA programs within local NGOs, CBOs, UN Agency, INGO, or government sectors.
  • Preference for those with experience in humanitarian response, particularly in CVA or community engagement.
  • With a commitment to apply the training insights in their organization’s work and willingness to participate in follow-up activities.
  • Can speak English, as it is the medium of instruction. There’s a plan to hire local translators.
  • With a nomination by their respective organizations, highlighting their potential impact from participating.

Participation Fee

The Kyrgyzstan Cash Working Group will be able to offer this course with no registration fee for all participants. However, the participants are required to fund and organize their own travel, accommodation, meals outside the training, etc.

Who to contact?

If you have any questions about the training please contact: