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Nairobi Urban Social Protection Programme
This case study of an Oxfam urban cash transfer programme in Kenya looks at how cash can be used as part of a national social protection programme to improve access to food of the most vulnerable households, at the same time as developing longer term food and income security initiatives. The report looks...
Financial Considerations in Cash Transfer Programming
OBJECTIVES OF THE PRESENTATION • Finance considerations and challenges in CTP • Delivery Mechanisms used in the Flood Response. • Oxfam’s Experience with Order Cheques – Challenges and Innovation. • Delivery Mechanism’s – the selection dilemma.
Evaluation of OGB and HR Cash Consortium in Southern Somalia
In response to the humanitarian emergency of 2006 in southern Somalia, a consortium of five agencies – Oxfam GB, Horn Relief, AFREC, WASDA and Development Concern – implemented the Emergency Drought Response Action (EDRA) programme. This was a cash-based intervention using an innovative approach with...
Can you text me now? Mobile money transfer in Niger
This case study looks at Concern Worldwide’s ground breaking project using a new mobile money transfer system in Niger, following the severe drought of 2009, to demonstrate the effectiveness of this technology in supporting vulnerable groups to access their basic needs. This very brief document looks at...
WFP’s Current C&V Portfolio
A presentation aimed at solidifying a common understanding of where WFP is and where it is going. Topics include: Shift from food aid to food assistance From pilots to scale Portfolio trends since 2009 Global C&V by programme category.
Evaluation of Cash Relief Programme implemented by Horn Relief
This evaluation of the Emergency Cash Relief Programme (ECRP) was conducted between the 10th -22nd of June 2004. The evaluation looked at the various issues of programme operation and management, including financial management, and used an overall performance-scoring matrix for this purpose. The overall...
Pakistan Flood Response: Piloting Cash Transfers through Prepaid Debit Cards
This case study looks at the pilot study carried out by Oxfam to test the innovative payment method of pre-paid debit cards in Pakistan following the 2010 flood. The objective was to understand the viability and effectiveness of the United Bank Limited’s WIZ pre-paid debit card, as a valid payment...
Cash Preparedness in Vietnam
A presentation from the the CALP Network Global Learning Event, addressing Save the Children’s Preparedness in Vietnam Bangkok, February 16-17, 2011. Topics include: Emergency preparedness Cash intervention design Lessons learned
Q&A – Cash Transfers in South Central Somalia.
Context: In recent months, it has become clear that many populations in Southern Somalia are under increasing and severe food access stress. The situation has been further exacerbated by the absence of large-scale food aid, as well as rising global food prices, the worsening drought and its impact on...
Paying Attention to Detail: How to Transfer Cash in Cash Transfers
This policy working paper looks at various delivery mechanisms which can be used to transfer cash to people in cash interventions. It discusses how these affect the costs, and the barriers, faced by those receiving cash as well as the costs and risks to implementing agencies of successful programme...