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 our case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross

An overview of the Kenya Red Cross cash experience to date.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: Kenya Red Cross

Case Study on the Kenya Red Cross' use of unrestricted electronic cash vouchers to support families affected by drought.

  • Cash technology
  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Case study

Organisation: IFRC, Danish Red Cross (DRC), Madagascar Red Cross Society (MRCS)

This case study documents how community engagement and accountability approaches were integrated into the emergency phase of a pilot cash based intervention programme in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo in 2017, and the benefits this had for the program.

  • Cash in emergencies
  • Africa

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: ICHA, ECHO, KRCS, BRC

Learning document about the voices of partners and stories of people affected by the 2016 – 2017 drought in Kenya to capture the impact of a programme implemented by KRCS, with support from BRC and ECHO, using unconditional can transfers to increase resilience of beneficiaries.

  • Africa
  • Cash in emergencies

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01 Jan 2018

Type: Learning

Organisation: ICHA, Kenya Red Cross

The purpose of this study is to document the learnings from this pilot project in Kenya, inform the way forward for KRCS, and explore the benefits and risks of blockchain technology.

  • Cash technology
  • Africa

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