Enabling Social Sectors for Growth: Sindh Human Capital Project (WB-P167962)

  • Pakistan
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Specific Location
Sindh Province
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Government of Pakistan
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  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 400.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,000.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 3, 2018

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Project Description

The project aims to improve delivery and utilization of reproductive, maternal and child health and nutrition services, as well as early childhood, primary and secondary education services, for women and girls in targeted areas of Sindh Province. The first phase will start with ready-to-implement interventions, building on current services and programs; second phase modify, add and scale-up of phase1 activities; and the third phase will further improve quality and increase scale of activities initiated under the first two phases.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Borrower US$ 200 million

Contact Information
World Bank
Patrick M. Mullen, Quanita Mahmood Ali Khan, Sohail Saeed Abbasi
Lead Health Specialist

Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Syed Ghazanfar Abbas Jilani, Secretary
Implementing Agencies
Department of School Education and Literacy, Sindh
Shadab Soomro
Portfolio Manager-Girls Stipend Education-Reform Support
Nutrition Support Program
Dr. Mohmmad Ismail Memon, Program Manager
Department of Population Welfare, Sindh
Mr. Laeeq Ahmed, Secretary
Department of Health, Sindh
Mr. Usman Chachar, Secretary, Department of Health


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