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 economically empower persons with disabilities and their households in rural Bangladesh and to ensure that they exercise their rights on an equal basis with others.

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

PRIORITY VULNERABLE GROUPS

Women

Children

People with disabilities

ELIGIBILITYCRITERIA

Age

Sex

Poverty status

Physical condition

Having dependents

PARTICIPANT IDENTIFICATION METHODS

Geographic targeting

Categorical targeting

Community-based targeting

Proxy Means Test

Government social registry

Basic Program Information

COUNTRY
Bangladesh
REGION
South Asia
LEAD IMPLEMENTING AGENCY
Humanity and Inclusion (HI)
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
Impact evaluation
IMPACT EVALUATION TOPICS
Impact on different population groups
NAME RESEARCH PARTNERS
'Human Development Research Centre' (HDRC)
in association with
'ResultsinHealth'
DATE WHEN RESULTS AVAILABLE
July 2021
LINK TO PUBLISHED WORK
Baseline Report of RCT study of the disability inclusive poverty graduation model

REPORT_HI_Final_May2019.pdf

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11UkfMdFtkNMTUInaTW7VwOXczVdo6RLe/view?usp=sharing_eil&ts=5dfb323d

Program Coverage

DIRECT BENEFICIARIES

2,348

DIRECT & INDIRE CT BEN EFICIARIES

10,496

PERCENTAGE FEMALE BENEFICIARIES

26-50%

Percentage of country population
0.01%
Percentage of country population under the poverty line
0.03%
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