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Kenya Social Protection Conference
The Government of Kenya through the State Department with other actors in social protection will be hosting the third Kenya Social Protection Conference in the week 3-6th April 2023. The theme of the conference is “accelerating inclusive and integrated social protection system in Kenya, strategies for...
Coordinating with the Petrol Sector to Enhance Early Warning
For far too long humanitarian actors and coordination mechanisms have witnessed sharp price variations of core commodities without the capacity to forecast them. While to date some Cash and Vouchers Working Groups (e.g., Afghanistan) establish mechanisms to continue monitoring and adapt transfer values in...
The Changing Landscape of Cash Preparedness: Lists, Risks and Relationships
What are feasible lead times to deliver CVA to recipients in the Horn of Africa? What are the barriers and enablers to ensuring a timely and high quality humanitarian response? What does it take for organizations to be effectively prepared?
Country Workshops: CALP’s real-time learning on cash-preparedness within the 2022 Horn of Africa drought response
What’s your view on the Horn of Africa cash response? How quickly is cash getting to recipients? Could it be quicker and if so how? This is an invitation to engage in a real time study on ‘Cash Preparedness within the 2022 Horn of Africa Drought’, led by CALP consultants. The quality of this study...
Outsmarting La Niña: Lessons and Recommendations for Strengthening Resilience Through the Drought Response in the Horn of Africa
One of the worst droughts in a generation is currently unfolding in the Horn of Africa. The impacts of the drought are exacerbated by, and in some cases further fueling, increases in conflict in the region. As a result, more than 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia are already experiencing...
Next Level Integration with Financial Service Providers in Kenya and The Netherlands
When collaborating with Financial Service Providers (FSP) it might be challenging to oversee the process, especially when having to scale up. By using software-based integrations, often with the use of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), NGOs can now provide Cash-Based Aid more efficiently and at...
CVA in migration context – Voices of migrants in Kenya
This report summarizes community consultations that were conducted in Kakuma refugee camp and Kalobeyei integrated settlement. It introduces the local context and the current user journey, experiences and preferences around cash and voucher assistance and digital identity solutions.
Lessons Learnt Event on CVA Coordination In Kenya
This event objective was to provide space for reflection and dialogue on the learning points of the overall CVA response during 2020 – 2021 with particular attention to coordination. The key questions included: Why was CVA coordination still a challenge in Kenya? What improvements were needed going...
Minding the (financial and digital) gap! – How informal social safety nets leverage digital & cash enablers in COVID-19 pandemic
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...
Use Of Cash Assistance To Address Maternal, Newborn And Child Health Outcomes
USE OF CASH ASSISTANCE TO ADDRESS MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH OUTCOMES