Final evaluation of the integrated emergency cash transfer programme in Malawi

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Final evaluation of the integrated emergency cash transfer programme in Malawi

10 August 2015

The purpose of this evaluation is to measure the impact of the INGO Consortium Emergency Cash Transfer Response Programme on targeted households in four districts of Malawi from 2013-2014.

The programme saw an increase of varied diets amongst beneficiaries. Photo taken by Concern Worldwide, Malawi 2012.

This evaluation specifies the key lessons learned and documents best practices to guide future cash transfer programmes within a Malawian context. A specific aim is to contribute to influencing and informing future related humanitarian programmes, policies and practices in Malawi. The evaluation also conducts a rapid assessment of the extent to which the cash transfers have impacted on local markets and economy, including the key beneficiaries of such effects.

The programme was highly effective in meeting its key objective of improving the food and economic security of the targeted households. Vulnerable households eating 3 or more meals per day increased from 3% of the targeted population to 66% during the programme.

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Final evaluation of the integrated emergency cash transfer programme in Malawi

A report on the impact of the INGO consortium emergency cash transfer response programme on the livelihoods and food security of targeted households in four districts of Malawi from 2013-2014.
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