Bangladesh - Disability and Children-at-Risk Project

July 1, 2008

IDA Credit: US$35 million
TERMS: Maturity = 40 Years; Grace Period = 10 Years
Program Description: The project aims to expand the coverage, use, and quality of social care services for persons with disabilities and vulnerable children as a means of promoting equity and social inclusion. The project has these three main components: expanding disability services, improving awareness, and building capacity; establishing a network of Child Protection Services and institutional strengthening the knowledge and skills o f the managerial and technical officials in the Ministry o f Social Welfare to provide relevant and effective services for vulnerable groups, with a special focus on disability and child protection.

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