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Assessing the effects of a combined economic and social intervention in Uganda on child protection and economic outcomes

Presentation

Presentation showing preliminary findings from USAID-funded Aspires Family Care Project, implemented by FHI360, ChildFund International and AVSI. Economic strengthening activities including cash transfers, VSLAs, matched savings accounts and others were shown to reduce families’ economic vulnerability...

2018

Shock Responsive Social Protection Systems Research: Synthesis Report

Report

This synthesis report consolidates the evidence and lessons learned from the research, drawing on all the case studies and other outputs, including the literature review as well as policy briefs on systems development and monitoring and evaluation. It highlights the key ways in which social protection...

2018

Can limited-term cash transfers confer (lasting) child protection benefits?

Presentation

The USAID-funded Aspires project, implemented by FHI360, ChildFund International and AVSI, developed evidence and programming guidance on how economic interventions can facilitate the reintegration of separated children into families, and also prevent unnecessary separation of children from their families.

2018

More Phones, More Transfers? A case study from Save the Children’s Emergency Food Security Program using Mobile Money in Bari, Nugaal, & Hiran Regions of Somalia

Report

In 2016-2017, with funding from USAID/FFP, Save the Children implemented a project targeting over 10,000HH the Bari, Nugaal, and Hiran regions of Somalia with monthly cash transfers using Mobile Money a partnership with Golis and Hormuud. The project sought to improve the food security situation in the...

November 2017

Final Evaluation of the DiRECT Response Emergency Cash Transfer Programme in Zambia

Report

In the past two years (2015 and 2016), Zambia experienced relatively harsh climatic conditions characterised by disruptive rains and the negative impact of El Nino weather patterns. Districts in the southern and western regions of the country were most affected. Many farmers in the affected regions were...

28 August 2017

Will Elders Provide for Their Grandchildren? Unconditional Cash Transfers and Educational Expenditures in Bolivia

Report

This paper takes advantage of repeated cross-section household surveys and a sharp discontinuity created by the introduction of an unconditional cash transfers to elders.The paper evaluates the impact of these cash transfers on the educational expenditures for children within a household. The analysis...

August 2017

Responding to Drought in Kenya Using Cash and Vouchers: Learning from Previous Responses

Report

This paper provides a summary of 100 recommendations, lessons and observations from evaluations that have looked at the use of cash and vouchers in drought responses in Kenya. The reports which were reviewed considered the use of cash and vouchers in drought related responses in urban and rural areas;...

2017

La Protection Sociale à Madagascar – Le Cas des Programmes de Transferts Monétaires: Capacité de réponse aux chocs et options pour l’harmonisation

Rapport

This study was undertaken as commissioned by the Government of Madagascar (Ministry of Population, Social protection and Women’s Promotion and the National Office of Risk and Disaster Management) in coordination with the members of the emergency cash group and with UNICEF’s funding and technical...

2017

Humanitarian Cash Transfers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Evidence from UNICEF’s ARCC II Programme

Report

From March 2013 to September 2015, UNICEF and three partner organizations (Concern Worldwide, Mercy Corps, and Solidarités International), collaborated to deliver what was at the time the single-largest unconditional cash transfer programme for humanitarian response in the Democratic Republic of the...

2017

Myth-busting? Confronting Six Common Perceptions about Unconditional Cash Transfers as a Poverty Reduction Strategy in Africa

Report

This paper summarizes evidence on six perceptions associated with cash transfer programming, using eight rigorous evaluations conducted on large-scale government unconditional cash transfers in sub-Saharan Africa, under the Transfer Project. Specifically, it investigates if transfers: 1)...

2017

How to Make ‘Cash Plus’ Work: Linking Cash Transfers to Services and Sectors

Report

The broad-ranging benefits of cash transfers are now widely recognized. However, the evidence base highlights that they often fall short in achieving longer-term and second-order impacts related to nutrition, learning outcomes and morbidity.In recognition of these limitations, several ‘cash...

2017

The Livelihood Impacts of Cash Transfers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Beneficiary Perspectives from Six Countries

Report

Cash transfers (CTs) are a social protection mechanism to reduce the poorest households’ vulnerability to shocks and build human
capital by smoothing consumption and sustaining expenditure on education and social welfare. This study examines whether and how CTs go beyond welfare objectives to promote...

2017

Shock-Responsive Social Protection Systems Research Case study—Post-Haiyan Cash Transfers in the Philippines

Report

This case study report  focuses specifically on the experiences of using emergency cash transfers following Typhoon Haiyan and considers the wider social protection system, developments since Haiyan and future possibilities for shock-responsive social protection. A summary briefing note is published...

2017

The use of CTP in Kenya: Reflecting on the 2016/17 Drought Response

Report

This workshop report is packed with useful ideas and information, reflecting the lively discussions which took place at a workshop in June 2017 about the use of CTP in the Kenya drought response. Discussions touched on multiple issues including coordination; cash transfer values; lack of awareness...

2017

Cash alone is not enough: a smarter use of cash

Guidelines and Tools

Cash based interventions (CBIs) enable crisis affected  people to make choices and prioritise their own needs. They also support markets critical to survival and recovery of communities.  NRC is committed to increasing the use of cash across its programmes. Yet, cash based interventions are not a...

2017