Pakistan Integrated Literacy and Skills Development for Youth Project (WB-P170830)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Punjab and Sindh
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.73 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 May 18, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Dec 30, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank's documents, the project's objective is "to develop and pilot a new model of non-formal education that combines literacy, labor market skills, and life skills development for the uneducated and illiterate children, youth and young adults in selected districts of Punjab and Sindh Provinces in Pakistan."

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Co-financing:
Japan Social Development Fund US$ 2.73 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Shinsaku Nomura, Senior Economist
Telephone No : 5379+1515

Implementing Agency
Sanjh Preet Organization 
Pervaiz Akhtar, Chief Executive Officer
Telephone No :04235301657
Email :info@sanjhpreet.org

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