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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11 July 2021

Urban climate risks and the role of social protection

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Climate Center

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.

  • Africa
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Cash and social protection

11 May 2021

Emergency Cash Transfer Response during COVID-19 Experience of Zambia Red Cross Society

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Cash Hub

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.

  • Africa

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

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Cash Hub

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.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19

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

Type:

Evaluation

Organisation:

British Red Cross

This evaluation sought to measure the effects of the interventions on the target communities in relation to a KRCS project that took place between October 2020 and March 2021 in Taveta Sub county 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.

  • Africa
  • Cash and health

11 April 2021

Cash assistance for COVID-19 response Experience of Lesotho Red Cross Society

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Cash Hub

Case study from the Lesotho Red Cross Society on the use of CVA as part of the COVID-19 response, with information on the situation, analysis, design and implementation, programme outcomes and the next steps of the National Society commitment to cash assistance.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19

10 April 2021

COVID-19 Cash Assistance for Livelihoods: Experience of Namibia Red Cross Society

Type:

Case study

Organisation:

Cash Hub

This case study focuses on the experience of the Namibia Red Cross using cash assistance in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. The report includes information on the impact of COVID-19, programme design, implementation, monitoring, programme outcomes, lessons learned and next steps.

  • Africa
  • Cash and COVID-19

In partnership with:

British Red Cross