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LOANS & CREDITS

Jamaica: Early Childhood Development Project

May 13, 2008




IBRD Loan: US$ 15 million
TERMS: Maturity = 30 years; Grace = 5 years
 
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The objective of this project is to co-finance the implementation of Jamaica’s National Strategic Plan for Early Childhood Development, which seeks to improve outcomes through:

Effective parenting education and support for early childhood development;
Effective preventive health care for 0-6 year olds;
Early and effective screening, diagnosis and early intervention for at-risk children and households;
Safe, learner-centered, well-maintained early childhood facilities; and
Effective curriculum delivery by trained early childhood practitioners.


Media Contacts
Patricia da Camara
Tel : (202) 473 4019
pdacamara@worldbank.org

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