Additional Financing for the National Safety Net Program for Results (WB-P161179)

  • Kenya
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Apr 26, 2017
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 14, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jan 1, 2017

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Project Description
The development objective of the National Safety Net Program (NSNP) for Results Project for Kenya is to support the Republic of Kenya to establish an effective national safety net program for poor and vulnerable households. The additional financing (AF) with restructuring builds on progress made in the original NSNP and continues financing results in three areas: (a) expanding cash transfer programs to promote more comprehensive and equitable coverage; (b) strengthening program systems to ensure good governance; and (c) harmonizing cash transfer programs to increase the coherence of the safety net sector. The AF will ensure the long-term sustainability of the program by enabling the government to take over financing of additional households, including the funding for 60,000 households under two cash transfer schemes currently being financed by the United Kingdom (U.K.) Department for International Development (DfID). The Parent project is National Safety Net Program for Results (P131305)
Investment Description

Contact Information
Recipient Contact: Kenney Nyachiro Title Head World Bank Division/Policy Unit, National Treasury Telephone: +254 721 913 384 Email: Implementing Agency Contact: Judy Ndungu Title: Head of the Social Assistance Unit, Ministry of East African Community, Labour, and Social Protection Telephone: +254 710 426 055 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: