Course on Cash-Based Interventions 2017 / Madrid

This training course will allow you to build your capacity in a Cash Transfer Program (CTP), design and implementation skills, to share recent research and learning and encourage advocacy and coordination in CTP.

   

Providing refugees with cash enables them to fulfil their needs in a dignified manner and contributes to the local economy. Cash-based intervention helps providing protection, assistance and services to the most vulnerable. Cash and vouchers help the displaced meet a variety of needs, including access to food, water, healthcare, shelter, that allow them to build and support livelihoods, and to facilitate voluntary repatriation.

Objective
This training course will allow you to build your capacity in a Cash Transfer Program (CTP), design and implementation skills, to share recent research and learning and encourage advocacy and coordination in CTP.

Public
The course is designed for humanitarian practitioners with limited or no experience of cash-based programing. The purpose is to strengthen programming approaches using cash and improve understanding on why and how cash is used.
The course is covering issues around assessment and analysis. Training for planning, designing and monitoring a cash transfer project, and addresses common concerns related to the use of cash.

The number of participants is limited. A letter of motivation and CV is required at the moment of registration.

Trainers
Trainers are professionals who have worked for many years in Action against Hunger implementing Cash Transfer Programs in the field.

Duration
18 September to 20 October 2017

Programme
The training has blended methodology (online and face to face training in Madrid)

  • Module 1 - Online (18 September - 3 October)

Objective: To provide a global vision of cash transfers programming. What, when and why cash transfer? Guiding participants to understand the rationale, principles and risks associated with specifically cash transfer programmes as opposed to more traditional programmes.

  • Module 2 – Madrid (4-6 October)

Objective: Strengthen the capacity in cash transfer programme design and implementation. This module follows the project cycle and addresses the challenges and tools to be put in place at each step of the cash transfer process.

  • Module 3 – Online (7-20 October)

Objective: The aim of this module is to raise awareness of the issues associated with cash transfer programmes and build knowledge of managers who will be responsible for running cash transfer programmes.

Language of delivery
English

Award
NOHA-Action against Hunger Certificate (equivalent to 5 ECTS)

Organisers
The course is organised jointly by Action against Hunger and NOHA Network on Humanitarian Action.

How to apply

Candidates should fill in the registration form. A letter of motivation and CV is required at the moment of registration.

  • Registration deadline: 31 July
  • Final payment deadline: 31 August (payment is necessary for an effective registration)

Price and payment method

Course fee (inclusive of all course materials): 800 €
A combo package: Are you an employer paying for the training? Or perhaps you have a colleague who would like to attend the course as well? A discount of 20% (640 €) is offered when 2 or more participants are representing the same organisation/entity. 
The fee has to be paid to the bank account indicated in the NOHA Terms & Conditions.

Prospective participants are responsible for their visa and accommodation arrangements for the face-to-face training in Madrid and all their expenses (e.g. travel and accommodation) for attending the training. Lunch and refreshments will be served during the training.