Africa

Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the African region, carried out by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Search different resources including case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.

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11 May 2021

Emergency Cash Transfer Response during COVID-19 Experience of Zambia Red Cross Society

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Cash Hub

Case study from the Zambia Red Cross Society on the use of CVA as part of the COVID-19 response, with information on the analysis, design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, programme outcomes, lessons learnt, and next steps in building CVA capacity.

  • Africa

10 May 2021

Contributing to strengthening the resilience of impacted communities and improving living conditions for vulnerable households with cash assistance in areas severely affected by COVID-19 in Guinea

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Cash Hub

Case study report from the Guinea Red Cross on the use of CVA as part of the COVID-19 response, with information on the situation, assessment, lessons learned and blockers.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19

11 April 2021

Cash assistance for COVID-19 response Experience of Lesotho Red Cross Society

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Cash Hub

Case study from the Lesotho Red Cross Society on the use of CVA as part of the COVID-19 response, with information on the situation, analysis, design and implementation, programme outcomes and the next steps of the National Society commitment to cash assistance.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19

10 April 2021

COVID-19 Cash Assistance for Livelihoods: Experience of Namibia Red Cross Society

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Cash Hub

This case study focuses on the experience of the Namibia Red Cross using cash assistance in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. The report includes information on the impact of COVID-19, programme design, implementation, monitoring, programme outcomes, lessons learned and next steps.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19

31 March 2021

Linking Cash and Voucher Assistance with Humanitarian Response and Social Protection Systems – Experience of Baphalali Eswatini Red Cross Society

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Baphalali Eswatini Red Cross Society

This case study gives an overview of the Baphalali Eswatini Red Cross Society’s experience in cash and voucher assistance and in influencing the Government of Eswatini to shift their humanitarian response and social protection programmes into mobile cash as part of its Covid-19 response.

  • Africa
  • Cash and social protection

24 March 2021

Cash for Health in Kenya

Type:

Video

Organisation:

BRC

Short video on the use of conditional and unrestricted cash assistance to incentivise access to health services of expecting and lactating women, and adolescent girls and to address the economic impact of COVID-19. The programme reached 915 households in Taveta Sub County (Kenya).

  • Africa
  • Video

In partnership with:

British Red Cross