Cash transfers to vulnerable households in Bozoum sub-prefecture

Emergency Food Assistance
Central African Republic
Central African Republic Emergency Food Assistance Project
Implementing Partner: The Lutheran World Federation- Republique Centre Africain
Lead Member: Canadian Lutheran World Relief
People Served: 4,715
Budget: $399,908
Timeline: July 2022 - November 2022

Canadian Lutheran World Relief is supporting Lutheran World Federation Central African Republic with a five-month food assistance project in Bozoum sub-prefecture, Ouham Pendé Prefecture, Central African Republic (CAR).

The area is heavily affected by protracted conflict and food insecurity. As a result, an estimated 2.4 million people (49% of the population) were projected to face emergency or crisis levels of acute food insecurity (IPC Phases 3 or 4) between April and August 2022.

In response, this project will work to stabilize food consumption by providing three-months of cash transfers to vulnerable households. The monthly cash transfer amount is XAF 48,988 (CAD $98) which households can use to purchase food and essential supplies from local markets. This amount is sufficient to provide 100% of the food needs for a family of up to five people.

943 households (4,715 individuals) have been targeted to receive this assistance.

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