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Core Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) Skills for Programme Staff in Washington, DC, USA

25 - 29 March 2019

This course is structured around the project cycle and covers skills required to design, implement, and monitor cash and voucher assistance (CVA). The course is focused on a technical/programmatic perspective, and it incorporates examples and case studies from multiple sectors. 

This course aims to support participants to be able to integrate CVA into the design, implementation, and monitoring of humanitarian programming. 


  • Understand how CVA is guided by key policies, standards, and guidelines
  • Describe how CVA needs to be integrated into the role of different teams throughout the project cycle
  • Explain what assessment information is needed to inform response analysis
  • Use market information to inform modality choice
  • Understand how CVA can contribute to response objectives
  • Identify the information needed for monitoring and evaluation of CVA
  • Identify how collaboration and coordination support quality CVA

This course is for programme staff responsible for designing, implementing, and monitoring cash and voucher assistance. This group might include program managers, program officers, technical specialists from any sector (e.g. food security, livelihoods, WASH, health, shelter, protection, etc.) and MEAL specialists.

We are running the course in Washington, DC, USA from March 25-29, 2019. It is a face-to-face, classroom-based training, and it will not be possible to participate remotely. 

Note: While there are no fees for this course, participants are responsible for any travel or associated costs. 

This course is kindly funded by USAID and with additional support from Save the Children and ACDI/VOCA.

To apply, please click here and for any additional inquiries please contact Karen Pinzon.