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.
The Africa Community of Practice online space is dedicated to National Societies in the Africa region, enabling information sharing and progress updates, as well as access to country specific tools and learning opportunities.
3 March 2022
CVA in Migration Context – Voices of Migrants in Kenya
Organization:IFRC, Kenya Red Cross Society
This report summarizes community consultations that were conducted in Kakuma refugee camp and Kalobeyei integrated settlement. It introduces the local context and the current user journey, experiences and preferences around cash and voucher assistance and digital identity solutions.
3 March 2022
CVA in Migration Context – Voices of Migrants in Niger
Organization:Croix Rouge Nigerienne, IFRC
On 24–31 August 2021, the Niger Red Cross, supported by the IFRC, conducted a survey with 35 migrants in neighbourhoods around the capital city of Niamey to ask about their views on CVA, their preferences, and their views on digital identities. This report provides a summary of the responses from the migrant communities.
11 July 2021
Urban climate risks and the role of social protection
This brief gives an overview of different country case studies where social protection (SP) systems have been used to address risks arising from climate-related hazards in urban spaces. It also explores how the existing SP systems in Tanzania, Bangladesh and Ethiopia could be modified to become shock responsive.
11 May 2021
Emergency Cash Transfer Response during COVID-19 Experience of Zambia Red Cross Society
Organization:Cash Hub, IFRC, Zambia Red Cross Society
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.
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
Organization:Cash Hub, Guinea Red Cross, IFRC
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.
30 April 2021
Use of cash assistance to address newborn and child health outcomes: an evaluation report of the Taita Taveta cash for health project
Organization:British Red Cross, Kenya Red Cross
This evaluation sought to measure the effects of the interventions that took place in Taveta Sub county, between October 2020 and March 2021, to improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) indicators through unconditional cash transfers distributed to families with children under five years of age and expectant women by the Kenya Red Cross.
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