29288-013: Basic Education (Girls) Project (formerly Women's Education)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Component 1 financed by ADB: Expand access and improve retention by providing primary schools and district education bureaus in 51 districts. Component 2 financed by AusAID: Improve the relevance, quality and efficiency of primary education by providing supplementary materials, recruiting and training ethnic teachers and supporting in-service training to teachers and school principals in multi-grade schools and schools in ethnic areas. Component 3 financed by ADB:Strengthen management system ... Read More

Country Lao People's Democratic Republic
Project Number 29288-013
Type or Modality of Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Date 25 Jun 1998
Closing Date 28 Jan 2008
Geographical Location Covering 11 provinces in the Northern, Central and Southern Regions
Sector Education
Subsector Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Safeguard Categories Environment: C

Results Delivered

Classrooms built or upgraded (number) 1,333
Students benefiting from school improvement programs or direct support (number) 77,242

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Khamtanh Chanthy
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Human and Social Development Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education
Mr. Khamhoung Sacklokham

Ministry of Education
Mr. Ouam Sengchandavong

PDS Creation Date
21 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
19 Jul 2007