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Grant Amount: US$10 Million
Project Effectiveness Date: September 12, 2012
Project Closing Date: June 30, 2015
Status: Completed
Geographical Area:
Crisis affected areas of Balochistan.

Implementing Agency

Secondary Education Department, Balochistan.

PCNA Priority (Pillar)

Strategic Objective 1: Build responsive and effectiveness of the State.

Strategic Objective 3: Ensure the delivery of basic services.

Objective

To improve access to education and retention of children in schools with a special emphasis on girls in the Province of Balochistan.

Beneficiaries

GoB through capacity building and reform; and

The people of Balochistan, through improved access to and better quality of education.

Achievements on completion of project

  • 86 percent of enrolled children retained in target schools.

  • A total of 123 schools provided with a new building.

  • A total of 226 schools provided with missing facilities (drinking water, toilets and boundary walls).

  • A total of 143 new schools set up with community support.

  • A total of 33,414 girls benefited from the new schools and constructed/improved facilities in selected schools.

  • A total of 5,606 boys benefited from the new schools and constructed/improved facilities in selected schools.

  • More than 260 teachers hired for the new schools and provided induction training.