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Improvements to nutritional health and quality of education among infants and children of school age in indigenous areas

The objective of the cooperation is to improve the development and nutritional status of children under 4 as well as children of school age in the community of El Peñon and surrounding areas (Comarca Ngäbe Buglé) through the design and implementation of a service delivery model that incorporates best practices in nutrition in the home and school environments, guarantees diversified food consumption while supporting local production, improves hygiene practices in the home, and promotes the implementation of an integrated service delivery model for children in early childhood as well as improved access to quality education among children of school age. The cooperation is consistent with the Bank's strategy in Panama 2015-2019 (GN-2838), under the strategic objective of improving the delivery of basic services to population segments living in poverty.

Project Detail



Project Number


Approval Date

August 31, 2017

Project Status


Project Type

Technical Cooperation





Lending Instrument


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Facility Type


Environmental Classification

Likely to cause mostly local and short-term negative environmental and associated social impacts and for which effective mitigation measures are readily available

Total Cost

USD 300,000.00

Country Counterpart Financing

USD 0.00

Original Amount Approved

USD 300,000.00

Financial Information
Operation Number Lending Type Reporting Currency Reporting Date Signed Date Fund Financial Instrument
ATN/OC-16319-PN Sovereign Guaranteed USD - United States Dollar Ordinary Capital Nonreimbursable
Operation Number ATN/OC-16319-PN
  • Lending Type: Sovereign Guaranteed
  • Reporting Currency: USD - United States Dollar
  • Reporting Date:
  • Signed Date:
  • Fund: Ordinary Capital
  • Financial Instrument: Nonreimbursable

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Other Documents
Mejora a la salud nutricional y calidad de la educación de la niñez indígena. Doc. CT aprobado.pdf
Mar. 21, 2019
Preparation Phase
TC Abstract
Abstracto PN-T1170.pdf
Mar. 22, 2019

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