Additional Financing - Second Support to the Education Sector Project (WB-P160057)

  • Nicaragua
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Sep 22, 2016
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 5.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 5.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jun 22, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jan 1, 2016

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Project Description
The objectives of the Parent Project are to: (a) improve the students' retention rate in Primary Education Schools located in Participating Municipalities; and (b) strengthen the Ministry of Education's education management capacity. This would be attained by reducing dropout rates and closely monitoring student learning achievements. This loan operation would supply additional financing for the Parent Project to support the implementation of a National Standardized Student Assessment, as well as the design of a new computerized and integrated Planning and Monitoring System and the strengthening of the existing Education Statistics System. It would also support the completion of additional pre-investment studies and completion of the infrastructure inventory. Like the Parent Project, the additional financing targets interventions where primary education efficiency rates (low retention, high dropout and high repetition rates) are the worst and poverty levels are the highest. Also similar to the Parent Project, it would focus on 40 municipalities, in six departments, and the two Caribbean Coast Autonomous Regions (RACCS and RACCN), which are among the poorest in Nicaragua.
Investment Description
The total cost of this additional financing project is US$5 million, provided by a loan from the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA).

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