Education Quality Improvement Project (EQUIP) (WB-P157922)

  • Congo, Republic of
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 18, 2017
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 18, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jan 14, 2016

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Project Description
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The development objectives of the Education Quality Improvement Project for Democratic Republic of Congo are to: (a) improve quality of learning in primary education; and (b) strengthen sector management. The project comprises of three components. The first component, quality of learning in primary education aims to improve the quality of teaching and learning in primary education through a conducive education environment enabled by the strengthening of early childhood education (ECE), improved training and support to teachers, and the provision of instructional materials. It consists of following sub-components: (i) strengthening the ECE system for quality service provision; (ii) enhancing teacher effectiveness; and (iii) supporting the supply chain of learning and teaching materials. The second component, strengthen sector management aims to improve knowledge of sector performance and to build systems of accountability to be leveraged in support of improved learning outcomes at the school level, with a special emphasis on girls’ learning. It consists of following sub-components: (i) institutionalizing standardized student learning assessment; (ii) institutionalizing accountability in the administrative and pedagogical support chain through the performance-based financing (PBF) approach and program; and (iii) support to girls’ education. The third component, management, monitoring and evaluation (M and E) of the program will support activities to ensure effective project implementation and coordination, and the M and E of project outcomes.
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Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Ministry of Finance Contact: Yav Muland Henri Title: Minister Email: Implementing Agencies Name: Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education and Induction to New Citizenship Contact: Lufunisabo Bundoki Title: General Secretary - Email: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at:

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