Jordan Integrated Social Services for Vulnerable Youth (WB-P163241)

  • Jordan
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 6, 2017
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Government of Jordan
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  • Education and Health
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.80 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 Aug 13, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 6, 2017

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Project Description
The project development objective is to improve the quality of life of vulnerable youth by increasing the provision of services to young people, by increasing the participation of youth in decision-making related to these services, and by empowering local NGOs/service providers and communities. The project has three components: Component 1: Capacity-Building for Civil Society Partners serving Youth. Under this component, the Project will enhance the capacity of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) to provide services to youth through workshops and other learning events and exchanges. Component 2: Support for Youth Empowerment. This component will provide small sub-grants to CBOs and Service providers to empower youth and to improve the lives of vulnerable young people through civic participation, youth development, positive behavioral-change activities, improved social services and support to employability. Component 3: Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation and Knowledge Dissemination. This component covers project management, including (i) setting up project implementation arrangements, (ii) supporting continuous monitoring, (iii) participatory evaluations, (iv) knowledge sharing, and (v) a final evaluation report with lessons learned, best practices and guidance related to scaling-up this approach in Jordan. The Ministry of Youth will establish a project management unit (PMU) to implement, manage, and coordinate the project activities. The PMU will be responsible for identifying experienced civil society partners to assist in the implementation of activities under Component 1 and 2. The project will involve direct collaboration between the government, civil society and community members, including the poorest and most vulnerable.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
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