Philippines : Facilitating Youth School-to-Work Transition Program (Subprogram 1)

Sovereign Project | 49117-002

Project Name
Facilitating Youth School-to-Work Transition Program (Subprogram 1)
Project Number
Country / Economy
  • Philippines
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3530-PHI: Facilitating Youth School-to-Work Transition Program (Subprogram 1)
Source Amount
Ordinary capital resources US$ 300.00 million
Strategic Agendas
  • Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
  • Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
  • Governance and capacity development
  • Knowledge solutions
  • Partnerships
  • Private sector development
Sector / Subsector
  • Education / Technical and vocational education and training

  • Public sector management / Economic affairs management

Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Wage employment rate for the country's youth increased (Philippine Development Plan, 20172022).

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

School-to-work transition period for youth shortened.

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Labor market programs made to work better for youth.

Training systems made to work better for youth.

Labor market policies improved for the benefit of youth

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

Safeguard Categories

Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

During Project Design
Extensive consultations were undertaken with key stakeholders and partners during project design, including all the relevant government agencies, key industry associations and development partners.
During Project Implementation


Responsible ADB Officer
Hattel, Kelly L.
Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Department of Finance


Concept Clearance
09 Feb 2016
Fact Finding
19 Feb 2016 to 21 Jun 2016
28 Jun 2016
23 May 2017
Last Review Mission
Last PDS Update
29 Sep 2017


Loan 3530-PHI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 May 2017 06 Nov 2017 05 Jan 2018 31 May 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
Financing Plan
  Total (Amount in US$ million)
Project Cost 300.00
ADB 300.00
Counterpart 0.00
Cofinancing 0.00
Loan Utilization
  Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards 17 Jun 2022 300.00 0.00 100%
Cumulative Disbursements 17 Jun 2022 300.00 0.00 100%

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Contracts Awarded

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