Burundi Early Grade Learning Project (WB-P161600)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Burundi
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
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
May 24, 2018
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Borrower
Republic of Burundi
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 Type(s)
Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 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)
$ 40.00 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 Feb 28, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 14, 2018


Contribute Information
Can you contribute information about this project?
Contact the EWS Team

Project Description

According to WB website, the project aims is to improve student learning and progression in early grades in Burundi and, in the event of an eligible crisis or emergency, to provide immediate and effective response to said eligible crisis or emergency. The project comprises of five components: 

Component 1. Enhancing parental support and school attendance of students

Component 2. Improve instructional practice in the classroom

Component 3. Align school level activities to improve student performance in early grades

Component 4. Align systems to impove student progression and learning in early grades

Component 5. Contingent Emergency Response Component (CERC)

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Team Leader: Tanya June Savrimootoo

Economist, World Bank

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.

 

Borrower: Ministry of Finance, Budget and Privatization

Desire Musharitse, Coordonateur

Email Address: mushdes@yahoo.fr

 

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Scientific Research

Contact: Chantal Bajinyura, Director of the Pedagogical Offices

Email Address: bajinyura.chantal@yahoo.com

Contact: Leopold Havyarimana, Permanent Secretary

Email Address: leopoldhav@yahoo.fr 

 

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 ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.