Program Objectives

Main Objectives
Wage employment
Food security
Financial Inclusion
Self-employment
Market access
Social services
Diversification
Women's Empowerment
Environmental Management
Productivity
Social Inclusion
Resilience
Program Development Objective(description)

HelpRefugeesWork is an innovative and free web service that brings motivated refugee job-seekers in contact with employers and training providers in Cyprus in an easy and efficient manner. HelpRefugeesWork is an initiative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Office in Cyprus, in collaboration with its NGO partner, the Cyprus Refugee Council.
All services provided by HelpRe

Program Components

TRANSFERS
COACHING
BUSINESS CAPITAL
FINANCIAL SERVICES FACILITATION
WAGE EMPLOYMENT FACILITATION
MARKET LINKS
SKILLS TRAINING
NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Average Program Duration for Program Beneficiaries
Under one year
Between one and three years
More than three years
Do Participants Access Components in a Specific Sequence?

Digitization

COMPONENTS DELIVERED DIGITALLY
TRANSFERS
COACHING
BUSINESS CAPITAL
FINANCIAL SERVICES FACILITATION
MARKET LINKS
SKILLS TRAINING

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

TARGETED POVERTY GROUPS

Other vulnerable

PRIORITY VULNERABLE GROUPS

Displacement-affected

ELIGIBILITYCRITERIA

PARTICIPANT IDENTIFICATION METHODS

Basic Program Information

COUNTRY
Cyprus
REGION
Europe & Central Asia
LEAD IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
Cyprus Refugee Council (NGO) in partnership with UNHCR Cyprus
TYPE LEAD
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
Nongovernmental organization
START DATE
END DATE
PRIMARY ENTRY POINT
Livelihoods and Jobs
P-CODE (WB PROGRAMS)
DNA
GLOBAL PRACTICE (WB PROGRAMS)
DNA

Country Information

Lending Category (WB Only)
N/A
FCV Country (WB FY20 List)
No
TOTAL POPULATION (Million)

1.20

POVERTY HEADCOUNT (NPL)

14.70%

POVERTY HEADCOUNT ($1.90/DAYPPP2011)

N/A

POVERTY HEADCOUNT (MPI)

N/A

NO. ECONOMIC INCLUSION PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY

1

NO. BENEFICIARIES (DIRECT & INDIRECT) OF ECONOMIC INCLUSION PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY

1,020

PLANNED RESEARCH AND EVALUATION

EVALUATION/RESEARCH TYPES
IMPACT EVALUATION TOPICS
NAME RESEARCH PARTNERS
Department of Monitoring and Evaluation of the Vice-Ministry of Social Policies of the MDS
DATE WHEN RESULTS AVAILABLE
-
LINK TO PUBLISHED WORK
-

Program Coverage

DIRECT BENEFICIARIES

371

DIRECT & INDIRE CT BEN EFICIARIES

1,020

PERCENTAGE FEMALE BENEFICIARIES

26-50%

Percentage of country population
0.09%
Percentage of country population under the poverty line
0.58%
Area/s
Rural Urban Peri-urban
Geographic coverage
National coverage

Institutional Arrangements

Organizations Involved In Implementation Providing Financing
National/central government
Regional/district government
Local/municipal government
Nongovernmental organization
Community
Financial Service Provider
World Bank
Multilateral organization (not WB)
Bilateral organization
Private sector organization

Community Engagement

Components Delivered Through Community
  • Business capital
  • Skills Training
  • Coaching
  • Financial services facilitation
  • Market Links
Community Structures Leveraged for Program delivery
  • Informal community groups
  • Formal community groups
  • Formalized producer organizations
  • Local governance group
Does the program create/strengthen community structures/groups?

Contact Us

Colin Andrews, Program Manager
peidp@worldbank.org

DNA: Does Not Apply; FY: Fiscal Year; FCV: Fragility, Conflict, and Violence; MPI: Multidimensional Poverty Index; NPL: National Poverty Line; N/A: Not available; WB: World Bank