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North America Regional Cash Working Group

The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) leads the North America Cash Working Group (CWG) based in Washington, DC. The North America Cash Working Group formed in 2016 as a dedicated platform to share information and provide technical support, coordinate and learn about cash and voucher transfer programming in the region. The CWG works with humanitarian stakeholders, donors, and private sector actors to foster dialogue and contextualise regional priorities in Cash Transfer Programming. The CaLP North America Regional Focal Point leads the CWG.

Please find the CWG Terms of Reference here

For more information on partnerships and coordination, please contact the CaLP North America Regional Focal Point at northamerica@cashlearning.org.

To sign-up for North America CWG mailing list, please complete the contact form here

Upcoming Events & Updates

Fundamentals of Cash Transfer Programming: An Introductory Face-to-Face Course on Cash and Voucher Programming

26 July 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

Save the Children, 899 North Capitol St NE #900, Washington, DC 20002

This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about cash transfer programming (CTP) in humanitarian contexts. This course will cover the fundamental definitions, terms, and principles of cash and voucher programs in humanitarian contexts. No previous knowledge of CTP is required.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  1. Define cash transfer programming, including key terminology and definitions, and state principles for good practice in CTP
  2. Describe modalities, delivery mechanisms and different tools for cash transfers
  3. Define the preconditions for the implementation of cash transfers
  4. Explain the relevance of cash transfers in different humanitarian contexts and advocate for CTP to a variety of stakeholders
  5. List the key steps and associated tasks for cash transfers in the humanitarian project cycle
  6. Identify the roles and responsibilities of different staff functions in the project cycle

A light breakfast and lunch will be served.

To RSVP, sign-up for a free membership with Kaya, search for 'Cash Transfer Programming- the Fundamentals', and fill out the application for the Washington, D.C. training.

If you have any questions, please contact admin.northamerica@cashlearning.org

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