The main objective of the GWC Cash and Markets Working Group is to strengthen the GWC members’ understanding of and engagement with market-based approaches, and to explore and build evidence on market-based approaches in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
The members of the Cash and Markets Working Group - Contact list here
Please contact email@example.com to request membership and more information.
As one of its strategic principles, the GWC works in partnership with all WASH actors, including local and national actors, non-governmental organizations, academia and the private sector, to find solutions to needs for cash and markets in humanitarian contexts. The Working Group members commit to active participation on a yearly basis.
In 2020 and 2021, the GWC Cash and Markets Working Group, in collaboration with Pro-WASH and CaLP developed a series of webinars on market-based programming in WASH in emergencies. This included:
1. GWC introductory webinar on cash and markets (in English, French, Spanish and Arabic)
2. Launch of the evidence-building study (in English, French, Spanish and Arabic)
3. Launch of the market-based programming guidance (in English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese)
4. Country support webinars:
Recording (French): PRO-WASH Working Session
English: Regional MBP for Emergency WASH Webinar
Spanish: Spanish Cluster Recording
French: French Cluster Recording
English: Market-Based Programming Webinar (English)
Arabic: Market-Based Programming Webinar (Arabic)
Portuguese: Market-Based Programming Webinar (Portuguese)
Since 2015, the Cash and Markets Working Group has developed a number of key resources on cash and markets, as part of a Resource Center. These resources are:
Based on the finding of the evidence-building study and on the MBP 4 WASH Guidance, the GWC developed a flagship training course for MBP 4 WASH in emergencies. It is a four-week online course.
For more information or to request support on Cash and Markets, please contact Johannes Rueck or Dana Cristescu or firstname.lastname@example.org.