Towards Organizational Readiness for Data Responsibility: A simple framework for responsible data champions
This blog is the third in a series on cash and voucher assistance (CVA) and risk. While the first blog busted some myths around misappropriation and fraud in CVA, the second blog looked into a...
CaLP’s Cash Learning Hub is Now Live!
The Cash Learning Hub is a one-stop-shop for Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) learning and training resources, and our course catalogue has over 30 resources in English, French Arabic, and...
A guide to Cash and Voucher Assistance at Humanitarian Networks and Partnership Week
Don’t miss any of the sessions on cash and voucher assistance during the Humanitarian Networks and Partnership Week, which takes place in Geneva from 3 to 7 February 2020. On Monday 3 February,...
An ABC for MPC: What multipurpose cash can and cannot do
Terminology Matters From cash coordination workshops in Dakar to market-based programming sessions in Geneva, anyone who has ever discussed cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in a meeting can tell...
CVA and Risks: What happens in the field, stays in the field?
In October 2019 in Douala, Cameroon, CaLP facilitated a learning event exploring the risks to beneficiary protection in Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA). This closed-door workshop, held as part...
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Seven years of Cash and Voucher Assistance: Parting words of wisdom from two amazing CaLPies
Cash and Voucher Assistance has changed dramatically over the past seven years. Nathalie Klein, CaLP’s Regional Representative for West Africa, and Sophie Tholstrup, CaLP’s Policy Coordinator have recently left the organisation after seven and three years respectively. But before saying their...
Cash in a COVID-19 crisis: Adapting approaches to assisting Jordan-based refugees
How did cash actors delivering assistance to refugees in Jordan adapt to the COVID-19 crisis? What were the main challenges and did cash actors overcome these? Here to tell us more is André Dürr, an independent consultant specialising in cash transfers who recently carried out a study for CaLP.
Can Cash Transfers Help Syrian Refugees Manage Diabetes?
Shannon Doocy, Associate Professor in the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health describes which combination of interventions resulted in the most effective diabetes treatment for Syrian refugees based in Jordan.
Data Responsibility in Cash and Voucher Assistance – a toolkit for 2021
Linda Raftree, author of CaLP’s ‘Data Responsibility Toolkit for CVA Practitioners’, tells us about this new publication and what it means for people working in the field of cash and voucher assistance (CVA).
CVA, plus information: what happens when cash recipients are kept in the loop?
Max Seilern and Hannah Miles from Ground Truth Solutions reveal the positive impacts of simply being more open about cash programming with cash recipients.
CaLP & CARE: Video on Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and Gender
CaLP’s first training video in Spanish developed in collaboration with CARE provides an overview of the relationship between gender and cash and voucher assistance (CVA) structured around the humanitarian project cycle. The video forms a module as part of UN Women’s Gender Equality in Humanitarian...
Demystifying the Minimum Expenditure Basket
Reflections from CaLP and WFP’s joint webinar series on MEBs.
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If you need to reach out to an audience of cash and voucher assistance professionals, CaLP can help. CaLP’s website is a great place to share your cash related blogs, jobs, events, research plans and publications. 1. Share your jobs (CaLP members only) Advertise CVA-related...
Transferring power to local CVA actors : Rhetoric vs Reality
One of the major changes we’ve seen between the publication of the first State of the World’s Cash report in 2018 and this year’s report is an increased focus on the importance of localisation. If taken seriously, localisation could shake the foundations of the humanitarian system and radically...
When recipients of aid are in the driving seat – everything changes for the better – here’s why….
Imagine living under a government with largely benevolent intentions which believes itself to be a democracy and wants to do better. However, at the same time they fail to institute effective mechanisms for citizen participation in decision-making and have a habit of making selective use of the data...