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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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

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 2: ICRC CVA Preparedness Guidance

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

RCRCM

This ICRC-specific guidance follows the same structure as the CVAP guidance for NSs (for the latter see Chapter 1), with each section providing an overview of one of the five key Areas of CVAP, adapted for use at ICRC delegation level.

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific

8 February 2021

Guidance for Mainstreaming Cash and Voucher Assistance Cash Preparedness for Effective Response – Chapter 1: CVAP Areas

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

RCRCM

This guidance is intended for NSs at the country level, but can also be used by other components of the Movement. The document includes suggestions on what actions or domains are required under each of the five key CVAP Areas. A separate chapter has been written with adaptations for ICRC delegations investing in CVAP (see "Chapter 2 – ICRC CVAP Guidance").

  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia-Pacific

16 December 2020

Analyse de marché pour orienter les interventions EcoSec dans la Région du Nord – Burkina Faso, Programme EcoSec

Type:

Tool

Organisation:

ICRC

French version of a market analysis study, to address EcoSec interventions in the Northern region of Burkina Faso.

  • Africa
  • Cash and Markets
  • Cash in conflict

1 October 2020

Case study: Multipurpose Cash for Multi-Hazard Response in Kenya

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

BRC

This case study focuses on the use of multipurpose cash transfers to address a multi-hazard response in Kenya, where covid-19, floods and an infestation of the desert locust resulted in a widespread impact on communities, threatening their lives and livelihoods.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19
  • Cash in emergencies

1 May 2020

Disaster and cash preparedness programme in Rwanda

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Key Aid Consulting

This case study supplements the overarching evaluation report on capacity building for enhanced response preparedness using Multipurpose cash transfers (MPC) within the Great Lakes Region projects implemented by the Belgian Red Cross-Flanders in Rwanda between September 2017 and February 2020.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

In partnership with:

British Red Cross