Based on CaLP training materials, the aim of the training is to build basic awareness of the issues associated with cash transfer programmes as well as cover the key principles and conditions required to support the appropriate use of cash and vouchers. The course is currently available in English, but will be translated into other languages soon.
To access the course through CaLP, visit the e-learning platform and click "register" to create a username and password. Then select the course and get started!
To access the course through IFRC, please register on the Learning Platform (www.ifrc.org/learning). Click on the ‘Learn’ button, browse for training, “Disaster Management”, and, then click on the Introduction to Cash Transfer Programming link to launch the course.
The Oxfam GB, Save the Children UK and Concern Worldwide-led ECHO ERC project is holding an advanced markets training in London on 8-9 December 2014. A second training is planned for Myanmar 19-20 December 2014.
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Join Mercy Corps and presenters from the International Rescue Committee, NetHope, and the Better than Cash Alliance for a discussion of recent developments in electronic transfers for humanitarian assistance.