Macedonia Social Services Improvement Project (WB-P162246)

Countries
  • Macedonia
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
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
Sep 13, 2018
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Borrower
Ministry of Finance
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
  • Law and Government
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 33.40 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)
$ 33.40 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 Mar 13, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 5, 2018


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Project Description

This project provides financing to Macedonia to expand access to and improve the quality of social services, including preschool services, for vulnerable groups. Components include strengthening the overall social protection delivery system, and improving access to quality preschool services. 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Marina Petrovic
Sr Social Protection Specialist

Bojana Naceva
Senior Education Specialist

Borrower
Ministry of Finance
Branimir Jovanovic
Adviser
branimir.jovanovic@finance.gov.mk 

Impementing Agency
Ministry of Labor and Social Policy
Mila Carovska
Minister
MCarovska@mtsp.gov.mk 

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