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CaLP Core Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) Skills for Technical Programme Design and Quality in Nairobi, Kenya

8 - 12 May 2017

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 include 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

CaLP's  Commitment
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

Minimum Requirements

  • Field experience  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 organizations, independent CTP consultants

Selection Criteria and  Process
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling bases and selection will consider:

  • Whether applicants meet the minimum requirements (see above)
  •  The balance between different organisations - a mix is preferred to strengthen cross learning
  • Gender balance - a balance between men and women is preferred

Course fees:

  • UN/donor organisation - $1100
  • International NGO - $800
  • Government staff in East Africa/National NGO - $550

Course fees include:

  • Course materials
  • Lunch, morning and afternoon tea breaks

What is not covered:

Participants are required to make their own accommodation and transport costs

Please note: This course together with the Core  CTP skills for strategic Planning and Decision Making and Core  CTP Skills for Operations staff are an upgrade and replace CaLP Level II training. CaLP will soon advertise for the strategic and Operations courses. For details on these courses please check the CaLP Course Catalogue

To register for this training please complete this training application form.