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)

Objective 1: Improve food security and nutrition through cash transfers and training.
Objective 2: Increase economic self-sufficiency and resilience through employment, business opportunities, and financial inclusion.
Objective 3: Increase access to rights through awareness, promotion and a strengthened social protection system.
Objective 4: Strengthen social integration and participation, through

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

Extreme poor

PRIORITY VULNERABLE GROUPS

Women

Children

Displacement-affected

ELIGIBILITYCRITERIA

Poverty status

Behavioral attributes

PARTICIPANT IDENTIFICATION METHODS

Proxy Means Test

Basic Program Information

COUNTRY
Ecuador
REGION
Latin America & Caribbean
LEAD IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Ecuador (NGO)
TYPE LEAD
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
Nongovernmental organization
START DATE
END DATE
PRIMARY ENTRY POINT
Social Safety Nets
P-CODE (WB PROGRAMS)
DNA
GLOBAL PRACTICE (WB PROGRAMS)
DNA

Country Information

Lending Category (WB Only)
IBRD
FCV Country (WB FY20 List)
No
TOTAL POPULATION (Million)

16.62

POVERTY HEADCOUNT (NPL)

23.20%

POVERTY HEADCOUNT ($1.90/DAYPPP2011)

3.01%

POVERTY HEADCOUNT (MPI)

4.30%

NO. ECONOMIC INCLUSION PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY

2

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

56,004

PLANNED RESEARCH AND EVALUATION

EVALUATION/RESEARCH TYPES
Process evaluation
Economic evaluation
Impact evaluation
IMPACT EVALUATION TOPICS
Impact at scale
NAME RESEARCH PARTNERS
Trickle Up
ACNUR
HIAS Global
DATE WHEN RESULTS AVAILABLE
Marzo 2020

Program Coverage

DIRECT BENEFICIARIES

14,816

DIRECT & INDIRE CT BEN EFICIARIES

56,004

PERCENTAGE FEMALE BENEFICIARIES

51-75%

Percentage of country population
0.34%
Percentage of country population under the poverty line
1.45%
Area/s
Peri-urban
Geographic coverage
Several states/regions

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