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)

1) Enable two million people to come out from extreme poverty for good,
2) Support national institutions to deliver essential services to the extremely poor people for their prosperity and resilience.

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

Ultra-poor

Other vulnerable

PRIORITY VULNERABLE GROUPS

Women

Children

Elderly

People with disabilities

Ethnic minorities

ELIGIBILITYCRITERIA

Age

Sex

Poverty status

Physical condition

Having dependents

PARTICIPANT IDENTIFICATION METHODS

Geographic targeting

Categorical targeting

Community-based targeting

Proxy Means Test

Basic Program Information

COUNTRY
Bangladesh
REGION
South Asia
LEAD IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
Community Development Centre (CODEC), Eco-Social Development Organisation (ESDO), Gram Bikash Kendra (GBK), Grameen Jana Unnayan Sangstha (GJUS), Nowabenki Gonomukhi Foundation (NGF), People's Oriented Program Implementation (POPI), Rangpur Dinajpur Rural Service (RDRS) Bangladesh, Self-Help and Rehabilitation Program (SHARP), Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha (TMSS), UNNAYAN
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)
IDA
FCV Country (WB FY20 List)
No
TOTAL POPULATION (Million)

163.00

POVERTY HEADCOUNT (NPL)

24.30%

POVERTY HEADCOUNT ($1.90/DAYPPP2011)

14.79%

POVERTY HEADCOUNT (MPI)

40.78%

NO. ECONOMIC INCLUSION PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY

11

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

6,593,687

PLANNED RESEARCH AND EVALUATION

EVALUATION/RESEARCH TYPES
Needs assessment
Process evaluation
Economic evaluation
Impact evaluation
IMPACT EVALUATION TOPICS
Overall impact
Impact on different population groups
NAME RESEARCH PARTNERS
Institute of Microfinance (InM)
DATE WHEN RESULTS AVAILABLE
At the end of Phase-I (2025)
LINK TO PUBLISHED WORK
N/A

Program Coverage

DIRECT BENEFICIARIES

223,714

DIRECT & INDIRE CT BEN EFICIARIES

1,000,000

PERCENTAGE FEMALE BENEFICIARIES

51-75%

Percentage of country population
0.61%
Percentage of country population under the poverty line
2.52%
Area/s
Rural 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