|Project Name||Basic Education (Girls) Project (formerly Women's Education)|
|Country||Lao People's Democratic Republic|
|Location||Covering 11 provinces in the Northern, Central and Southern Regions|
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Drivers of Change|
|Sector / Subsector||
Education - Pre-primary and primary
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Human and Social Development Division, SERD|
|Responsible ADB Officer||ADB Disclosure|
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 and capacity of government officers from central to local levels.
|Objectives and Scope|
|Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Country Strategy|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|Credit Committee Meeting||13 Mar 1998|
|Approval||25 Jun 1998|
|PDS Creation Date||21 Nov 2006|
|Last PDS Update||19 Jul 2007|