Improving Preschool Education in Georgia through Social Accountability Processes (WB-P161435)

  • Georgia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Mar 24, 2017
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Save the Children - Georgia Office
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.68 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 Jan 19, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Nov 29, 2016

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Project Description
According to bank documents, Save the Children - Georgia and its partner, Civitas, propose to: (1) design and establish a monitoring and feedback (benchmarking) system for all relevant stakeholders to assess and collaboratively improve pre-school education services in 27 of 71 municipalities, and (2) establish a National Preschool Association (NPA) to extend this benchmarking approach, and other social accountability practices, to all Georgian municipalities and pre-schools. The Project's Development Objective is to improve the delivery of (and resource allocation to) pre- school education services through collaborative monitoring and feedback (benchmarking) activities between civic, educational and municipal partners.
Investment Description

Contact Information
Team Leader: Josef S. Trommer Senior Operations Officer, World Bank Telephone No.: 473-6242 Email Address: Team Leader: Nino Kutateladze Senior Education Specialist, World Bank Telephone No.: 5252+260 / 9 Email Address: Borrower/Client/Recipient/Implementing Agency: Save the Children – Georgia Office Tamta Golubiani, Team Leader Telephone No.: 995591703328 Email Address: 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: