Technical Cash and Voucher Assistance to the Lao PDR Cash Working Group

Technical Cash and Voucher Assistance to the Lao PDR Cash Working Group

KAC collaborated with the Cash Working Group in Laos to scaled-up the use of CVA during emergency response. The collaboration involved three main components. A Minimum Expenditure Basket was designed to promote the use of consistent multipurpose cash assistance. The MEB will be used to calculate and regularly update the future cash transfers value. Contextualised CVA guidelines were developed to support decision-making, design and implementation of CVA in crisis settings with. The CVA guidelines are intended to streamline the process of CVA use in Lao across government and humanitarian actors. Lastly KAC team delivered a CALP certified CVA core skills for programme staff online training to develop national capacities to use CVA in crisis response.

CLIENTLao Cash Working Group
CATEGORYCash & Market
COUNTRIESLao