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)

To improve the equity, integration and sustainability of selected social safety net programs.
(a) Equity will focus on improving coverage of the extreme poor, by strengthening the Social Registry.
(b) Integration will include linking cash benefits with social services for extreme poor households in a coordinated manner.
(c) Sustainability will focus on the implementation of exit strategies of

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

Poor

Extreme poor

PRIORITY VULNERABLE GROUPS

Women

Children

Youth

Elderly

ELIGIBILITYCRITERIA

Age

Poverty status

PARTICIPANT IDENTIFICATION METHODS

Categorical targeting

Proxy Means Test

Government social registry

Basic Program Information

COUNTRY
Ecuador
REGION
Latin America & Caribbean
LEAD IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
Minister of Economic and Social Inclusion
TYPE LEAD
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
National/central government
START DATE
END DATE
PRIMARY ENTRY POINT
Social Safety Nets
P-CODE (WB PROGRAMS)
P167416
GLOBAL PRACTICE (WB PROGRAMS)
Social Protection & Jobs

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
Impact evaluation
IMPACT EVALUATION TOPICS
Overall impact
Impact on different population groups
Impact at scale
NAME RESEARCH PARTNERS
TUFTS University
Universidad San Francisco
DATE WHEN RESULTS AVAILABLE
by end of 2022

Program Coverage

DIRECT BENEFICIARIES

N/A

DIRECT & INDIRE CT BEN EFICIARIES

N/A

PERCENTAGE FEMALE BENEFICIARIES

76-99%

Percentage of country population
N/A
Percentage of country population under the poverty line
N/A
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