INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO SUPPORT LIVELIHOOD OF VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES PROJECT (ISV-COM) (AFDB-P-ZW-K00-006)

Countries
  • Zimbabwe
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Jun 13, 2018
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Borrower
Government of Zimbabwe: Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
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Sectors
  • Finance
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Jan 31, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jan 31, 2019


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Project Description

The program name is Innovative Solutions to Support Livelihood of Vulnerable Communities Project (ISV-COM)

Implementation timeframe: 2018-2020

Project cost: UA 1.0 million (TSF Pillar III - UA 1.00 million), Counterpart Contribution (in-kind): UNHCR (AU120,000); Government of Zimbabwe (AU140,000); and Total S.A, France under Total Access to Energy Initiative (Donation in-kind) (UA14,000)

Expected Outcomes and Outputs: The expected outcomes are improved security, reduced SGBV, improved income and access to viable economic livelihood activities, increased access to potable water, sanitation and hygiene services, and increased hours of study for school pupils in the refugee camp and host communities. This will be achieved through the following output level results:

  1. public lighting installed in the camp and schools,
  2. solar kiosks and mobile phone charging stations supplied,
  3. toilets built for vulnerable communities,
  4. solar powered boreholes constructed for schools,
  5. water tanks and stands constructed for refugees and host communities,
  6. seed capital provided for youths micro-enterprises,
  7. irrigations scheme established for refugees and host communities,
  8. services of technical assistance to support youth micro-enterprises, safety net activities and agriculture extension services procured,
  9. awareness campaigns conducted and training of focal persons done, and
  10. youths equipped with solar lighting maintenance skills.
Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
Contact Information

MKANDAWIRE Timothy Blackwell Kausipa

*Further contact details not provided at the time of disclosure*

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AfDB

The Independent Review Mechanism (IRM), which is administered by the Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (CRMU), is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an African Development Bank (AfDB)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the IRM, it may assist you by either seeking to address your problems by facilitating a dispute resolution dialogue between you and those implementing the project and/or investigating whether the AfDB complied with its policies to prevent environmental and social harms. You can submit a complaint electronically by emailing crmuinfo@afdb.org, b.kargougou@afdb.org, b.fall@afdb.org, and/or s.toure@afdb.org. You can learn more about the IRM and how to file a complaint at https://www.afdb.org/en/independent-review-mechanism/.