A new education funding project using social impact bonds (SIBs) seeks to help increase the number of children ages 3-7 enrolled in preschools in disadvantaged urban areas across Uzbekistan. The planned program is made possible through a $4.85 million grant provided by the World Bank’s Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA).
Ramallah, November 6th. The World Bank, acting as administrator for the Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA), signed a Grant Agreement on November 6th for US$4.6 million with the Palestinian National Authority to improve access to registered land and property-related services.
Over 2,000 primary school deaf students in Vietnam are targeted for a better education through an improved Vietnamese sign language-based curricula and teacher training, to be made possible through a grant agreement signed on July 29th between the Government of Vietnam and the World Bank.
Dar es Salaam, September 24, 2019. About 165 rural Tanzanian villages in nine regions* will have access to a sustainable water supply through improved solar pumping systems.
Press Release: GPRBA's First Impact Bond Project Will Improve Access to Preschool Education in Uzbekistan
Summary: This objective of this project, GPRBA's first impact bond, is to increase access to quality early childhood education services by incentivizing private sector service provision in the country's urban areas. The Government of Uzbekistan will pay for the achievement of the following outcomes:
LUSAKA, June 11, 2019. The World Bank, acting as administrator for the Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA), signed a Grant Agreement on May 1, 2019 for US$3 million with Zambia’s Ministry of Finance to extend electricity to rural areas.
GPRBA and the World Bank organized a knowledge sharing event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 15-17, 2019. We brought together partners, clients and donors to the field in Ethiopia (where PforR projects are prominent) to get their perspective on RBF and see what’s on the pulse of other organizations in terms of RBF.