The impacts of cash versus vouchers in the Democratic Republic of Congo

15 April 2014

What are more effective cash transfers or vouchers? This is one of the questions answered by this report.  

The impacts of cash versus vouchers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: Concern Worldwide.
The impacts of cash versus vouchers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo: Concern Worldwide.

This paper reports the results of a randomised evaluation of an unconditional cash transfer and voucher programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country that has been plagued by intense civil war for much of the past two decades. In response to the devastating conflict, a number of international organisations have used cash and vouchers to assist internally displaced populations.

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