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South East Flood Response with Cash Transfer Programming
Bangladesh Cash Working GroupSlide2
How to calculate cash transfer size
The biggest criteria is
what needs is your cash transfer expected to cover
. Consider below questions when setting your CTP amount.
How much will it cost for intended beneficiaries to purchase goods in local markets?Are there any other goods and services on which HH may spend available cash?Are prices likely increase during the project?
Bangladesh Cash Working Group, 2015Slide3
SE Flood/Cyclone Response Package Calculation
First 3 months
Unconditional Cash Grant (UCG)
Tk. 3,000/ month/HH3 months3-6 monthsCash for work (45 days @ 200 BDT)Tk. 9,000/HH 3 months0-9 monthsCash grant for livelihoodTk. 8,000/HH9 months
If your agency intends to cover immediate basic needs for survival, the minimum food basket in Bangladesh is 2,587taka per HH monthly. You should top up with additional amount to include water, fuel, and transport to support the HH with min expenditure.
CFW rate is confirmed with the DDM. (July, 15)For livelihood conditional cash grant, consider different assets/materials by location.For the possible price change, the CWG encourages intervening agencies to monitor the market price on regular basis. (monitoring tool already available)Consult beneficiaries and community to ensure their expectations!
Bangladesh Cash Working Group, 2015Slide4