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Disability Inclusive Cash Assistance: Learnings from Practice in Humanitarian Response”
Guidelines and Tools
This case study collection describes lessons learned from seven inclusive humanitarian cash transfer projects implemented from 2015 – 2020 in Niger, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, and Indonesia, and five ongoing projects from the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic responses. This good practice...
Cash Working Group Leads Meeting Report – July 2020
The meeting was set to enable CWG Leads and Co-Leads reflect on the COVID-19 response, address challenges they face in this regard and look into trends and opportunities the response brings.
Introduction to Market based Programming in Emergency Wash
Guidelines and Tools
In May-June 2020, PRO-WASH, the Global WASH Cluster and CaLP co-organized a webinar series on Introduction to Market Based Programming (MBP) in Emergency WASH. Recordings and powerpoint presentations from this series are available on the FSN Network in English, Spanish, French, and Arabic. The...
Introduction à la Programmation Basée sur les Marchés dans les Interventions Humanitaires en Wash
Guides et outils
En mai-juin 2020, PRO-WASH, le Global WASH Cluster et CaLP ont co-organisé une série de webinaires sur l’introduction à la programmation basée sur les marchés (MBP) dans les interventions humanitaires en WASH. Les enregistrements et présentations PowerPoint de cette série sont...
Cash Working Group Leads Meeting Report – March 2020
The Cash Working Group leads/co-leads meeting is a forum intended to provide a space for reflection, peer learning and developing solutions to shared challenges. This year’s meeting agenda and content were guided by requests from and contributions by participants. This report summarizes the discussions...
A Meeting of Cash Working Group Leads: Learning, ideas and recommendations from Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe and the Southern Africa Regional Group
Cash Working Group (CWG) leads representing 10 CWGs from East and Southern Africa (nine country-based and one regional) met in Nairobi on 3-4 October 2018 to discuss lessons learned, share challenges and propose solutions. This report includes thoughts and recommendations related to managing CWGs; ideas...
Can E-Transfers Promote Financial Inclusion in Emergencies: A Case Study from Zimbabwe
The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network (ELAN) launched research to build an evidence base around connecting emergency electronic transfer (e-transfer) recipients with additional financial services. They wanted to learn if, when, and how e-transfers can promote sustained uptake and use...
The Impact of Social Cash Transfer Programmes on Community Dynamics in Sub-Saharan Africa
Social cash transfer programmes are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa, building on the momentum generated by the African Union’s 2008 Social Policy Framework Plan of Action. This plan motivated member countries to develop their own social policy frameworks and to give greater priority to social...
Pilots, principles or patronage: what makes social protection succeed in southern Africa?
The Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme (RHVP) has commissioned studies of 20 social transfer schemes and a range of thematic papers on the conceptualisation, design, implementation and impacts of social protection programmes in six southern African countries: Lesotho, Malawi....
Africa Social Protection Policy Briefs – Affordability and Financing of Social Protection Systems
Social protection spending as a share of each national economy tends to increase as the country’s per capita income rises and as the coverage and scope of its social protection programs increase. Overall spending on social protection in Africa is low by international standards (see box below), and these...