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Direct and Indirect Benefits of Food and Cash Assistance in Uganda
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has the vision to escalate Cash Based Transfers (CBT) initiatives in coordination with the Government of Uganda. This study aims to gain a better understanding of the direct and indirect benefits of food and cash transfers to refugees and asylum seekers within...
A Global Mapping of GOAL’s Cash, Vouchers and Social Protection Interventions Linked with Health
This mapping identified ways GOAL are providing financial assistance (including CVA and social protection assistance) to support access to health related goods/services and improve people’s health/nutrition status. It reviewed GOAL projects in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and the...
Financial Services In The Uganda Refugee Response – An Assessment Of Users’ Perspectives
This assessment of user experiences and perspectives on digital financial services and assistance mechanisms aims to inform actors in Uganda’s humanitarian response and other stakeholders. The data collected is representative at the settlement level for refugees and at district level for refugee hosting...
Uganda Refugee Response Cash And Voucher Assistance (CVA) User Perspectives – Research Brief
This brief presents the summarised findings of the study on Financial Services and Humanitarian Mechanisms in the Uganda Refugee Response: An Assessment of User Perspectives in Uganda.
The assessment intends to inform actors and key stakeholders in Uganda’s refugee response about peoples’ existing...
Digital Financial Literacy Training in the Uganda refugee response
The Digital Financial Literacy Training (DFLT) Learning brief concludes the Digital FLT learning review and provides an overview of what DFLT is already in place in Uganda; it reflects the exchange of experience, practices and learning that happened between existing implementers; supports the...
Financial Literacy Training In Uganda’s Refugee Response – A Learning Brief
The Financial Literacy Training (FLT) Learning Brief draws together experiences and lessons learned from the U-Learn Financial Literacy Training analysis, the FLT discussion paper and a learning event. It provides an overview of FLT practices and experiences in Uganda, and includes recommendations that...
Joint Market Monitoring Initiative (JMMI): Cross-crisis analysis of price trends and market functionality throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, in conjunction with Cash Working Groups worldwide, REACH has been collecting market data through its Joint Market Monitoring Initiatives (JMMIs): response-level monitoring platforms that bring together many actors working in humanitarian CVA to jointly collect data on key...
Slides for the Global CWG meeting – Oct 2021
The enclosed slides for the 28 October meeting feature presentations from WFP, the Uganda and CAR CWGs and GSMA , as well as key links to key resources discussed.
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...
Brief: Towards shock-responsive social protection: lessons from the COVID-19 response in Uganda
This policy brief presents highlights from the Uganda country case study on the social protection responses to COVID-19. The brief summarizes the key findings and sets out recommendations to strengthen the foundational social protection systems and enhance the ability of the sector to respond to future...