Strengthening Quality of the Social Protection System (WB-P168993)

  • Seychelles
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Oct 16, 2019
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Ministry of Finance, Trade Investment and Economic Planning
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 10.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 260.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jun 29, 2019

Disclosed by Bank May 8, 2019

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Project Description

The development objective is to strengthen the efficiency of social protection services. The Project Development Objective's indicators are:
- Fraction of social protection beneficiaries in the MFA social registry.
- Percent of social protection program beneficiaries that have eligibility reassessed (Home Care Program, Disability Benefits).
- Trajectory of growth in Retirement Pension spending slows.
- Fraction of Social Welfare beneficiaries that are enrolled in employability programs increases.
- Fraction of those in employability programs retaining an employment within a year increases.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Borrower : Ministry of Finance, Trade, Investment and Economic Planning
Contact : Elizabeth Charles

Title : Minister
Telephone No : 2484281500

Email :


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