The Cash Learning Partnership

There is a growing recognition in the humanitarian sector that in an emergency, cash transfers and vouchers can be appropriate and effective tools to support people affected by disasters in a way that maintains dignity and choice for beneficiaries while stimulating local economies and markets.

The Cash Learning Partnership aims to improve the quality of emergency cash transfer and voucher programming across the humanitarian sector.

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The core purpose of this review, commissioned by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP), is to evaluate CaLP’s progress since inception and examine the status and continued needs of cash programming in emergencies.

This report will enable the CaLP Steering Committee to make decisions on the appropriate role and shape of CaLP in the future. It is also envisioned that the review will provide a platform for discussion for agencies and donors through the examination of the status of CTP, along with barriers to implementation, and investments needed.

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CaLP D-groups

The CaLP discussion groups (D-groups) are designed for debate, discussion and technical advice about cash transfer programming in emergencies.

There are four different D-groups: 

English

French  

Jobs and Consultancies English

Jobs and Consultancies French  

If you are already a D-group member, visit the community website.

If you are not yet a member, click on the link above and follow the instructions to join.

Cash Atlas - CaLP's cash mapping tool

The Cash Atlas is an interactive global mapping tool aiming to visually represent cash transfer programmes at a global level. 

By demonstrating the use and utility of cash transfer programmes (CTP) across different sectors and contexts, the Cash Atlas provides a tool that can be used in advocacy to promote consideration and appropriate use of CTP in humanitarian response. It also aims to be a learning tool for organisations willing to share their experiences.

This project has been developed by CaLP and supported by American Red Cross, ECHO and USAID/OFDA.

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Latest news

CaLP newsletter - June 2014 - Available Now

The June 2014 Cash Learning Bulletin focuses on a review of cash transfer programming and CaLP, highlights from the lively CaLP Discussion groups and a scoping study into the WASH and Shelter sectors.

posted by Digital Comms  16.7.14

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CaLP Vacancy – Regional Focal Point, East Africa.

CaLP are looking for a Regional Focal Point for East Africa, hosted by the Norwegian Refugee Council in Nairobi, Kenya.

posted by Digital Comms  15.7.14

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CaLP Vacancy - Capacity Building Officer for Asia

CaLP are looking for a Capacity Building Officer for Asia, hosted by Oxfam GB in Manila, but with extensive travel regionally and globally as required.

posted by Digital Comms  8.7.14

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