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  • Kyrgyzstan
Banks:
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Approved
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2017-02-17
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Borrower or Client: Aga Khan Foundation - the Kyrgyz Republic
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  • Education and Health
Investment Type(s): Grant
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 2.73 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant Amount (USD): $ 2.73 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
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.

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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2018-01-20
Disclosure Date: 2016-06-23
Engaging Communities for Better Schools in the Kyrgyz Republic
WB-P159699

Project Description
According to bank documents, the Development Objective for this grant is to support improvement in the performance of teachers and management of primary and secondary schools in the poorest districts of Kyrgyz Republic through enhanced community engagement, transparency, accountability and responsiveness.The project is comprised of three components: 1. Community Engagement Processes and Capacity-Building to support schools in developing the mechanisms and skills they need to meaningfully engage with communities. 2. Small Grants for Priority Investments in Underprivileged Schools to provide matching funds to schools for the implementation of collectively identified school improvement projects. 3. Project Management, Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Communication to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of project activities, to monitor progress and share lessons.
Investment Description
Japan Social Development Fund: USD 2,730,000.00
Contact Information
Team Leader: Janelle Plummer Senior Social Development Specialist Telephone No.: 5775+257 / 7 Email Address: jplummer1@worldbank.org Borrower/Implementing Agency: Aga Khan Foundation - the Kyrgyz Republic Jalaluddin Shah, CEO Telephone No.: 00996312621912 Email Address: jalaluddin.shah@akdn.org ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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