Uzbekistan Promoting Early Childhood Development Project (WB-P165737)

  • Uzbekistan
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
Dec 5, 2018
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Ministry of Finance
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  • Construction
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 64.35 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Disclosed by Bank Mar 16, 2018

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Project Description

According to Bank documents, this project provides financing to increase access to early childhood care and education services, and improve the quality of preschool education in project-supported institutions.

Components include strengthening the governance and regulatory framework of early childhood care, including promoting inclusive preschool education for children with disabilities, expanding the workforce and working conditions for early childhood care, increasing access to high-quality preschool learning environments, expanding access to alternative models of service provision, and partnering with the private sector through a social impact bond in urban areas. Select preschools will also be renovated and be provided with running water, sewage, and heating. 

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Janssen Edelweiss Nunes Teixeira, Tatyana Shin
Senior Education Specialist

Ministry of Preschool Education
Agrippina Shin
Minister of Preschool Education 

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