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The Impact of the Harmonized Social Cash Transfer Programme (HSCT) in Zimbabwe on the Local Economy
Local economy-wide impact evaluation (LEWIE) simulation methods are used to assess the likely impacts of cash transfers on the local economy. When the Harmonized Social Cash Transfer Programme gives money to beneficiary households, they spend it, buying goods and services. As this cash swirls around...
Étude de cas du CaLP – Soutien au relèvement économique des foyers urbains dans la ville de Karoi, au Zimbabwe
Dans la zone urbaine de Karoi, au Zimbabwe, Save the Children a allié des programmes d’argent contre travail au soutien des moyens de subsistance pour répondre aux besoins alimentaires immédiats et soutenir le relèvement économique des familles en situation de pauvreté. Le projet a utilisé des...
The Economic Impacts of Cash Transfer Programmes in Sub-Saharan Africa
This brief brings together the critical mass of evidence that has emerged from recent rigorous impact evaluations of government-run cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. Most, but not all, of the programmes belong to the Transfer Project, a community of practice created to share lessons,...
Social Acceptability and Perceived Impact of a Community-Led Cash Transfer Programme in Zimbabwe
Cash transfer programmes are increasingly recognised as promising and scalable interventions that can promote the health and development of children in poor resource and high HIV prevalence areas of sub-Saharan Africa. However, concerns have been raised about the potential for cash transfer programmes to...
E-payments in cash transfer programming (quick tool)
Guidelines and Tools
This 2-pager summarises some of the main features, benefits and challenges of 4 different electronic payments methods that can be used to deliver cash transfers in an emergency: pre-paid cards, smart cards, mobile money and mobile vouchers. It is drawn from the CaLP research on New Technologies in Cash...
Household-Based Cash Transfer Targeting Strategies in Zimbabwe: Are we reaching the most vulnerable children?
Census data, collected in July 2009, from 27,672 children were used to compare the effectiveness, coverage and efficacy of three household-based methods for targeting cash transfers to vulnerable children in eastern Zimbabwe: targeting the poorest households using a wealth index; targeting HIV affected...
Zimbabwe Cash Delivery Partners Report
Over the past few years Zimbabwe has witnessed a significant increased in the use of cash transfers within policies and programs providing humanitarian aid. This has resulted is an increasing desire on the part of humanitarian agencies to partner with private sector financial service providers in the...
Direct Cash – A Quick Delivery Guide
Guidelines and Tools
A Quick Delivery Guide to delivering money directly (‘direct cash’ or ‘cash in envelopes’). Prepared as a practical tool, this guide provides a brief synthesis of the necessary preconditions and advantages and disadvantages of using direct cash. It also provides practical implementation tips.
Cash Transfer Delivery in Differing Technological and Humanitarian Contexts
A Comparative Review of Six Countries
Zimbabwe’s Emergency Cash Transfer (ZECT) programme evaluation
Concern Worldwide have been delivering food aid in three rural districts of Zimbabwe (Gokwe North, Gokwe South and Nyanga) since 2002 as part of the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme. The VGF provided a monthly food bundle of 10kg staple, 1kg beans and 600ml oil per...