Senegal Investing in the Early Years for Human Development (WB-P161332)

Countries
  • Senegal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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
B
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Voting Date
Sep 28, 2018
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Borrower
Republic of Senegal
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 75.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 75.00 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 @ WB website

Updated in EWS Oct 3, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Mar 6, 2018


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Project Description

The objective of the Investing in the Early Years for Human Development Project is to improve delivery of select services that promote early childhood development in underserved areas of Senegal. There are four components to the project, the first component being child nutrition and early stimulation in the first 1,000 days. The objective of this component is to improve child nutrition and early stimulation, especially in the first 1,000 days. The second component is the quality early learning. The objective of this component is to expand access to quality early learning services. With this component, the GoS aims to improve children’s cognitive and socio-emotional development and facilitate children’s on-time transition to primary school through quality early learning interventions. The third component is the child protection and system strengthening. The objective of this component is to expand coverage of services to protect children and build system capacity to coordinate and promote child development. The fourth component is the project management and technical assistance.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
Ministry of Governance and Protection of the Child
Amadou BA
Minister of Economy, finance and Planning
infos@minfinances.sn

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