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

  • Jordan
Geographic location 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
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jun 6, 2017
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of Jordan
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents 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
If provided by the financial institution, the Early Warning System Team writes a short summary describing the purported development objective of the project and project components. Review the complete project documentation for a detailed 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.
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