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Cash Week 2019: How cash is driving change across the system

Cash Week 2019 aimed to provide a space to reflect, learn, and look ahead, to ensure quality in our use of CVA at scale. The CaLP team reflects on the key takeaways from the events that took place around the world, and what they mean for actors within and beyond the humanitarian sector.

posted by CaLP  20.2.20


A guide to cash and voucher assistance at Humanitarian Networks and Partnership Week

CaLP's Alice Golay has pulled together a list of the key events to catch at this year's HNPW, which takes place in Geneva from 3 - 7 February 2020.

posted by Tegan Rogers  24.1.20


CVA and risks: What happens in the field, stays in the field?

Nigeria, CAR and DRC are among the most dangerous countries for humanitarian workers, and the West Africa region also faces an increase in civilians becoming targets of major incidents. Following a recent workshop in Douala, Cameroon, CaLP's Nathalie Klein summarises reflections from participants on the theme of CVA and risk.

posted by Nathalie Klein  25.11.19


The Future of Financial Assistance: why we wrote it, and where next

More than a year ago, we set out to address the problem of how to deliver cash at scale in a system where change is too often supply-driven, uneven and painstakingly slow. CaLP’s Sophie Tholstrup explains the thinking behind our new report looking at the future of financial assistance.

posted by Sophie Tholstrup  21.11.19


Consent and ownership in the shift to digital cash and voucher assistance

Delivering cash and voucher assistance is increasingly digital and involves the collection of data. And while an organisation can ‘go digital’ without cash programmes, it’s nearly impossible to commit to cash programmes in the long term without going digital. This guest blog from World Vision's Amos Doornbos explores the implications for end users.

posted by Amos Doornbos  11.11.19


Harmonising data systems for cash transfer programming: three key steps for Somalia

As part of our ongoing work on the theme CVA and risk, our latest guest blog from Boniface Owino at Development Initiatives dives into the challenges associated with data sharing to deliver CVA in Somalia.

posted by Boniface Owino  06.11.19