Nepal – Education Sector Program Loan, Grant

News Brief | 11 October 2011

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved the release of a second tranche of loan and grant funds for the third phase of the following education reform program:

Description

The program, which is carrying out the most sweeping education reforms in Nepal since the 1990s, is helping to improve the quality of and equitable access to schooling, especially for girls and children in marginalized communities.

Amount 

$25 million equivalent loan and $25 million grant from ADB's concessional Asian Development Fund.