World Vision International
publication • Thursday, March 22nd 2018

Scaling up people-centred humanitarian cash-based programming

Tanya Penny

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Since announcing our World Humanitarian Summit 2016 commitment we have achieved 47% increase in CBP within our food assistance programming. We are now focused on achieving this same level of growth across our other sectors to meet our commitment of a multisector multi-purpose cash first approach. Mainstreaming of CBP still remains a stretch challenge which we are addressing through continued investment in capacity building, equipping our front-line staff with skills and tools required for CBP in humanitarian contexts, and partnering with the private sector particularly in the growth of innovative digital payment systems to make cash delivery more affordable, secure and transparent.

This report details our progress to date and the steps we are taking to scale up our people centred humanitarian cash based programmes across our humanitarian responses.