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International Women’s Day 2024
Explore our collection of resources, reports, and case studies, specially curated for Women’s Day.
Exploring linkages between Cash and Voucher Assistance and Social Protection in West and Central Africa
This is the first in a series of webinars that aims to explore the connections between humanitarian CVA and social protection in West and Central Africa region. The webinar sought to frame the discussion with opening remarks from Dr. Sintike Tarfa Ugbe, Director of Humanitarian & Social Affairs of the...
Locally Led Anticipatory Action Guide and Toolkit
Guidelines and Tools
How civil society organisations can engage with communities, and collaborate with mandated, technical and donor agencies to localise and scale up early warning and early action
The purpose of the guide is to support civil society organisations to engage with communities and other actors and structures...
Event Report: The feasibility of a route-based approach with CVA: The case of Guatemala
In 2022, CALP recognized the importance of human mobility and CVA and invited its network to contribute to the evidence and debate. CALP conducted the study People are on the move: Can the world of CVA keep up? Analysis of the use of CVA in the context of human mobility in the Americas examined the use of...
RedRose presentation to Payments group – Notes, 13th February 2024
These meeting notes give details to the Special Session held with RedRose on 13th February 2024, hosted by the Payments group.
The session began with RedRose presenting on its history, guiding principles, partners and five-year strategy. The group then posed a series of curated questions to understand...
Cash and Voucher Assistance: Breaking down barriers to SRH care in humanitarian settings
Global commitments to universal health coverage mean that all people should have access to a full range of quality health services without financial hardship. Despite these commitments, populations affected by emergencies often face heightened barriers to accessing health services due to disruptions to...
Increasing the use of cash – part of the answer to humanitarian funding cuts?
CALP’s Director Karen Peachey argues that in the face of humanitarian funding cuts we need to be using the most cost-efficient tools available to us – and that cash fits the bill.
Egypt Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and Child Labor: Program Summary and Evidence-Building Infographic
This infographic highlights the main findings and achievements of Save the Children CVA operations in Egypt between March 2023 and November 2023, which aimed to assess and highlight the impact that CVA has on child protection outcomes, with a specific focus on unaccompanied and separated refugee children...
Philippines Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and Child Early and Forced Marriages and Unions (CEFMU): Program Summary and Evidence-Building Infographic
This infographic gathers key programmatic data from Save the Children CVA operations in the Philippines between January and August 2023, which aimed to assess and highlight the impact that CVA has on child protection outcomes, with a specific focus on Child Early and Forced Marriages and Unions (CEFMU).
Lithuania Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) for Child Protection (CP): Program Summary and Evidence-Building Infographic
This infographic gathers key programmatic data from Save the Children CVA operations in Lithuania, within the larger context of the Ukrainian crisis, between December 2022 and April 2023, which aimed to assess and highlight the impact that CVA has on child protection outcomes, with a specific focus on...
Payment Solutions for CVA Implementers
This report explores how CVA implementers can leverage developments in payment technology to empower recipients, offering them a choice of CVA delivery mechanisms.
Payment Solution Seekers Webinar
This webinar marked the launch of the Payment solutions for CVA implementers report; which helps implementing organizations, payment companies and regulators leverage FinTech innovations to increase the impact of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA).
Minutes and presentations from the WCAF regional CWG
Minutes and presentations from the WCAF regional CWG – 17 January 2024 Watch the recording here:
Minimum Expenditure Basket (MEB) Overview
“The Minimum Expenditure Basket (MEB) is defined as what a household requires in order to meet basic needs – on a regular or seasonal basis – and its average cost.”
Calculating the GHG Footprint of Food Aid using Cash Transfers
In early 2021, Action Against Hunger (ACF) France is launching a GHG emissions assessment with other members of the Humanitarian Environment Network (REH). The scope of accounting target all emissions, and very quickly some activities, which can generate considerable variability in the results, are...
Cash For Education in Akkar
This research aims to explore the effects of cash assistance on the ability of girls and boys in Akkar, Lebanon, to access and stay in education. It delves into the complex crisis in Lebanon, which involves economic decline, disruptions in education, and adverse impacts on vulnerable groups like girls and...
Lessons Learned Workshop Report: Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) and Community Engagement and Accountability (CEA) in Response to Ukraine and Impacted Countries Crisis Emergency Appeal
Since the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine at the end of February 2022, approximately one-third of people from Ukraine have been displaced, leading to one of the largest displacement crises in the world. From the period of 24 February 2022 until 20 November 2023, 182,047 displaced people from Ukraine...
“Stop the war and let me return to my home, even if it is destroyed.” Community priorities and perceptions of aid and support in Gaza
In early November, Ground Truth Solutions (GTS) and Arab World for Research and Development (AWRAD) set about talking to people in Gaza to find out what the humanitarian situation looked like from their perspective. Access challenges for large agencies are well known, but how have communities been...
Concept Note: A purpose-driven global fund for scaling digital cash transfers to accelerate progress on ending extreme poverty by 2030
Advances a call for the creation of a new global fund dedicated exclusively to scaling digital cash transfers across low-income countries to accelerate progress on ending extreme poverty by 2030—a structure that would be very similar to GAVI. The working group is building on ideas put forward by...
“No-one has ever helped me like this.” User journeys of cash recipients in Ukraine
Russia‘s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has caused a severe
humanitarian crisis – with widespread displacement, destruction of infrastructure, and
an urgent need for humanitarian assistance. In response, the humanitarian community
has supported the Ukrainian government to initiate...