Learn more about the cash programmes and work within the Asia-Pacific region, carried out by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. Search different resources including case studies, photos, articles and evaluations below.
01 Jan 2017
Type: Case study
Organisation: American Red Cross and Mastercard
A pilot study of Mastercard's Send technology in the distribution of unconditional cash assistance for basic needs through mobile money in Indonesia.
27 Sep 2016
Daw Jhone Zay used her business skills to set up a shop in the IDP camp in Shan State, Myanmar where she lives. ICRC's cash grant helped her build her business, diversifying her inventory and maintaining sufficient stock levels to meet demand.
14 Jun 2016
Kavitha is a widow who lost her husband to the conflict. She opened a small grocery store with her cash grant from ICRC, and is now able to cover her daily household expenses and save for her children’s future.
01 Jan 2016
Type: Case study
Case study on using mobile money for unconditional cash transfers in response to Cyclone Komen in Bangladesh, with a focus on opportunities and challenges in partnering with the private sector.
14 Dec 2015
After the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, the American Red Cross provided cash assistance to families impacted by the disaster. Thus far, more than 34,000 families have received the shelter toolkits and cash grants.
15 Jul 2014
In the north and east of Sri Lanka, households headed by women and persons who were disabled due to the conflict are among the vulnerable, and the ICRC gives cash grants enabling them to start income-generating activities.
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