Emergency Education COVID-19 Response (WB-P174035)

Countries
  • Gambia
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
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Borrower
Government of Gambia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 4.95 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 23, 2020

Disclosed by Bank May 8, 2020


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the project aims to: (a) support the dissemination and implementation of the education sector's COVID-19 strategic response plan; (b) ensure continued access to educational services via alternative forms of delivery; and (c) ready schools for reopening via accelerated learning programs and enhanced hygiene measures.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

Borrower/Client: Government of Gambia

Ada Gaye, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

Implementing Agency: Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education

Abdoulie Sowe, Project Manager

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