Lisungi Safety Nets System Project Additional Financing (WB-P161154)

Countries
  • Congo, Republic of
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
May 30, 2017
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Borrower
Ministry of Finance
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Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 18, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 31, 2016


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Project Description
The Project’s development objective is to strengthen the social safety nets system and its programs aimed at improving both access to health and education services and productivity among poor and vulnerable households in participating areas of the country. The project will be achieved by: (a) further strengthening the country's current social safety net system, which includes making it more transparent and used for enhancing coordination and; (b) increasing the productivity of poor and vulnerable households; and (c) extending the scope of the Project. The scope of the restructured project is broader, accommodating an income generating activities subcomponent to promote and increase household productivity, with the objective to empower beneficiaries' households. More specifically, the Additional Financing will: a) With regards to strengthening the country's current social safety net system 1. Continue to support the creation of the social registry to allow the Government to deliver multiple social protection interventions; 2. Improve actions for monitoring conditionalities of the cash transfer program; 3. Support the development of anti-corruption and grievance redress measures, and management information systems beyond Lisungi Unite de Gestion du Projet - Lisungi UGP; 4. Support institutional strengthening to enhance coordination to blend interventions for the chronic poor and the vulnerable; 5. Support institutional strengthening to enhance coordination and capacity of Ministries for implementation of the new Income Generation Activity subcomponent; and 6. Support the development of anticorruption and grievance redress measures and MISs beyond the Lisungi UGP b) With regards to increasing the productivity of poor and vulnerable households and extending the scope of the Project 1. Scale up the parent project's Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) to improve access to health and education services of the poorest households in selected areas of the country. 2. Launch the Income Generating Activity program (IGAP) to enable beneficiaries currently enrolled in the social registry to be more productive, while boosting resilience and the local economy. The parent project is CG Rep. LISUNGI Safety Nets Project (P145263)
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
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