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CaLP Core Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) Skills for Technical Programme Design and Quality in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

28th March - 1st April 2017

Course overview

This 5 day face-to-face course is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of humanitarian practitioners focusing on the technical design and quality of CTP. This course targets technical staff responsible for leading and overseeing the design and monitoring of cash transfer programmes. This group might includes technical specialists from many sectors, including but not limited to specialists in food security, livelihoods, WASH and shelter. The course has a technical and programmatic perspective and includes examples from multiple sectors.

The objectives of this course are to be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to design, implement and monitor cash transfer programmes to ensure quality
  • Identify and mitigate the programmatic risks of using CTP 
  • Make technical and programmatic decisions for designing and implementing CTP across sectors
  • Produce, for the programme side, organisation-level standard operating procedures (SOPs) for designing and delivering CTP
  • Identify the complementarity of functions within programme and operations teams needed for high quality CTP

What to expect

The course will be run by two experienced facilitators, with adult learning and cash transfer expertise.  The course is participatory and will use of a variety of training methods. 

To apply 

Applicants should:

  • Field experience of 2-3 years working with cash transfer programming 
  • An understanding of emergency programming
  • Proficiency in English language both written and oral (i.e. must be able to participate fully in training course delivered in English)
  • Work for Government, national or international NGOs, the Red Cross/Crescent, the UN or donor organisations


  • 15 places are reserved for people who also apply for the training of trainers course scheduled for the 3-5th April (a seperate application form is required)
  • 5 places are for people who do not wish to complete the training of trainers course


Applications will be reviewed and selection will consider:

  •  Priority will be given to applicants based in Ethiopia.

    Course fees:
  •  Gender balance - a balance between men and women is preferred
  • The balance between different organisations - a mix is preferred to strengthen cross learning
  • Whether applicants meet the training requirements (see above)
  • UN/donor organisation - $850
  • International NGO - $650
  • Ethiopian Government or National NGO - No fee (this course is partly subsidised by OFDA through World Vision)

Course fees include:

  • Course materials
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea breaks 

What is not included:
-  Participants are required to make their own accommodation and transport costs.  Note: If needed, World Vision may be able to meet these costs for local NGO and Government staff.

To register please complete this form