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Cash Assistance for Female Sex Workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: Indonesia
The COVID-19 pandemic heavily impacted sex workers in Indonesia: their incomes decreased dramatically, they encountered greater difficulty accessing healthcare, and many of them could not access the government cash assistance that was set up to help Indonesians during the pandemic. This CVA pilot provided...
Vouchers for Fresh Food and Uptake of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Pregnant Women: Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh
UNFPA found that facility-based deliveries by women in refugee camps in Cox’s Bazaar were low (35%), which is linked to increased maternal mortality. In addition, undernourishment among pregnant women in this community increased their risk of poor pregnancy outcomes such as obstructed labor and...
Disability Inclusive Cash Assistance: Learnings from Practice in Humanitarian Response”
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This case study collection describes lessons learned from seven inclusive humanitarian cash transfer projects implemented from 2015 – 2020 in Niger, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, and Indonesia, and five ongoing projects from the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic responses. This good practice...
Save the Children Australia: Pacific Cash Preparedness and Response Program
SHARE SPACE Do child grants lead to increased pregnancies? An evidence view from Asia and the Pacific
Despite strong evidence showing that broad-based cash transfers targeting pregnant women and young children reduce poverty, improve health, nutrition and education and increase economic growth, concerns are often raised among policymakers that these payments may increase incentives to have children, in...
Transfers with Impact – Pathway to Link Humanitarian Cash to Social Protection through Social Accountability
In response to the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic, governments have introduced over 1,600 social protection measures in almost all the world’s countries and territories. Cash assistance – a critical intervention in supporting the world’s most vulnerable people – also grew by 240% during...
Cash and Voucher Assistance in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Lessons Learned from a CARE Multi-Country Program
CARE implemented a multi-country program with the aim of reducing the negative impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations, especially women and girls, using complementary and multimodal approaches, including the provision of cash and voucher assistance (CVA). Given the nature and scale of this program...
Programas de Transferencias Monetarias en Respuesta a la Pandemia de COVID-19 Lecciones Aprendidas de un Programa CARE Para varios Países
CARE implementó un programa en varios países, con el objetivo de reducir los impactos negativos del COVID-19 en las poblaciones vulnerables, especialmente en las mujeres y las niñas, utilizando enfoques complementarios y multimodales, incluyendo la provisión de asistencia en efectivo y con vales...
Les transferts monétaires dans la réponse à la pandémie de COVID-19 Leçons apprises d’un programme multi-pays de CARE
CARE a mis en œuvre un programme multi-pays, dans le but de réduire les impacts négatifs de la COVID-19 sur les populations vulnérables, en particulier les femmes et les jeunes filles, en utilisant des approches complémentaires et multimodales, y compris les transferts monétaires aux populations...
CVA for Child Protection Outcomes: Case study from Cambodia
Save the Children Cambodia and seven partner organizations are working to improve households’ ability to care for their children and achieve positive child protection outcomes. With support from USAID Cambodia and European Union in Cambodia, FCF|REACT is providing monthly cash transfers and supporting...