27086-013: Early Childhood Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project will be the main instrument for the Government to meet its commitment to young children and improve their prospects of surviving and developing into successful students, workers, and citizens. The Project will reduce infant and child mortality, malnutrition, and primary school dropout rates; increase primary school achievement and cohort survival rates; and improve the health, welfare, and cognitive development of preschoolers. The Project is designed to provide the needed technical... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 27086-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Date 27 Jan 1998
Closing Date 02 Jul 2007
Geographical Location 132 LGUs in 10 provinces in Regions 6, 7, and 12.
Sector / Subsector Classification Health and social protection
/ Early Childhood Development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Joseph M. Hunt
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Department of Social Welfare and Development
Celia Yangco

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
17 Apr 2007

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