Kyrgyz Republic: Improving Access to Quality Basic Education for Children with Special Needs

Sovereign Project | 40359-012

Summary

The proposed project will address the educational requirements of children with special needs, bringing them into mainstream activities and thus making them active members of society. The outcome of the project will be an increased number of children with special needs in pilot raions receiving quality basic education through new approaches that include inclusive methods of education.

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Project Name Improving Access to Quality Basic Education for Children with Special Needs
Project Number 40359-012
Country Kyrgyz Republic
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 9108-KGZ: Improving Access to Quality Basic Education for Children with Special Needs
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Education - Education sector development
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The proposed project will address the educational requirements of children with special needs, bringing them into mainstream activities and thus making them active members of society. The outcome of the project will be an increased number of children with special needs in pilot raions receiving quality basic education through new approaches that include inclusive methods of education.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Children with special needs brought into the mainstream activities and become active members of the society.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increased number of children with special needs obtaining quality basic education through new approaches, including inclusive methods of education.
Progress Toward Outcome All three outcome indicators likely to be achieved
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. An improved policy, legal, and institutional framework, as well as standards and curriculum for inclusion of children with special needs into mainstream education.

2. Improved capacity and awareness of teachers, parents, and communities at pilot raions, plus awareness of the national and raion-level governments about special needs education (SNE).

3. Improved physical access for children with special needs to pilot mainstream and specialized schools and kindergartens in the pilot raions.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Achieved

Achieved

Achieved

Achieved

Geographical Location Seven pilot raions of the country
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All international and domestic consultants will be hired following the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants. International consultants for a total of 4 person-months and domestic consultants for a total of 37 person-months will be recruited under the project. All individual consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB procedures. The EA will engage domestic individuals and/or NGOs or other community-based organizations for conducting a public awareness campaign, training, as well as monitoring and evaluation in accordance with procedures acceptable to ADB.
Procurement All procurement will be conducted in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines. Goods and services below $10,000 will be procured using direct contracting. Goods and services above $10,000 and below $100,000 will be procured using shopping, while goods and services above $100,000 and below $500,000 will be procured using national competitive bidding procedure acceptable to ADB. For civil works, shopping or national competitive bidding procedures acceptable to ADB will be applied. Before commencing any procurement activity under national competitive bidding, ADB and the Government will review the national public procurement law to ensure consistency with ADB's Procurement Guidelines.
Responsible ADB Officer Mamatkalil Razaev
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Kyrgyz Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education257, Tynystanov Str._Bishkek, 720040
Kyrgyz Republic
Timetable
Concept Clearance 01 Dec 2005
Fact Finding 03 Jul 2006 to 30 Jul 2006
MRM -
Approval 28 May 2007
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 08 Dec 2007
Last PDS Update 15 Nov 2011

Grant 9108-KGZ

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 May 2007 21 Sep 2007 21 Sep 2007 21 Sep 2011 - 14 Dec 2011
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1.06 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 28 May 2007 0.00 0.95 95%
Counterpart 0.06 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 1.00 28 May 2007 0.00 0.95 95%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

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