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03 July 2022| Story
Learning from others

The value of the CoP in designing national policies in Uganda   The Community of Practice (CoP) of Cash Transfers in Africa has proven to be a great tool to share knowledge and to help countries designing their National Social Protection policies over the years.  When interviewed, Titus Ouma, Senior Programme Officer - Expanding Social...

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14 June 2022| Story
Nigeria steps forward its Rapid Response Register

The Rapid Response Register (RRR) for the COVID-19 Cash Transfer optimizes targeting the urban poor beneficiaries   In January 2021, Nigeria launched the Rapid Response Register (RRR) for the COVID-19 Cash Transfer, to complement the already existing platforms under the World Bank supported National Social Safety Nets Project (NASSP), which were capturing and registering the...

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24 May 2022| Story
Ghana takes a LEAP against Covid-19

The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) is a cash transfer programme that helps extremely poor and vulnerable households.    The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) was first introduced by the Government of Ghana in 2008, to reduce poverty by smoothening consumption and promoting human capital development among extremely poor households in Ghana.​   In particular...

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22 March 2022| Story
Mini CoP digital event

In June 2021 CoP members met for a 3-day online discussion On June 22-23-24, 2021 members of the Anglophone and Lusophone Community of Practice of Cash Transfer in Africa met online for a 3 day discussion on the theme “Learning from COVID-19. How COVID-19 Social Protection Shock Response Interventions Have Been Integrated into National Policies​”....

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09 June 2021| Story
COVID-19 demands rethinking of existing child grant programme in Angola

Case study of Valor Criança Project adaptation to Covid-19   The Valor Criança project launched its 1st payment in August 2019 and made two quarterly cycle of payments in three Pprovinces (Bié, Moxico and Uíge) reaching 6,325 families and 11,473 children by December 2019​.    Three separate banks in the three Provinces were involved and...

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19 February 2021| Story
CoP Members meet online to share knowledge

 After the successful online events in 2020, CoP Members meet again to discuss digital service delivery in COVID-19 contex On April 20th, 2021 the Anglophone and Lusophone Community of Practice of Cash Transfer in Africa met online for an internal consultation on the theme “Leveraging Technology: Digital Service Delivery in the COVID-19 Context and Future Directions”. Nigeria...

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