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.
28 Oct 2016
"Rations of rice, beans and oil are a precious source of aid, but sometimes people just need money." In Cameroon's Far North province, 500 families displaced by the conflict received cash to meet their basic monthly needs.
16 Aug 2016
It has been six seasons since Patricia Nhauro’s family has harvested a viable crop. “Being given cash, it gives me a choice,” says Patricia. The IFRC and Zimbabwe Red Cross Society are helping families like Patricia’s to survive the ongoing drought in Zimbabwe, in part through mobile cash transfers.
10 Aug 2016
In Zimbabwe, the IFRC and the Zimbabwe Red Cross are distributing unconditional cash grants to support vulnerable households dealing with food insecurity.
28 Nov 2014
The ICRC is giving cash grants via mobile phone, to help both Ebola survivors and the families of those who have died, as many have had to destroy contaminated clothing and other property.
18 Jun 2014
Organisation: Kenya Red Cross Society
Kenya was affected by severed floods and landslides in 2013. The Kenya Red Cross in partnership with the American Red Cross and Canadian Red Cross implemented a response plan containing a mobile cash transfer programme to 3443 households in Nyanza Region.
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