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To provide competitive funding to UK and overseas-based small and medium-sized civil society organisations , to support them in contributing to the decline of poverty in a range of the poorest countries, working towards the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UK Aid Connect is designed to create the form of civil society that DFID needs to meet its objectives and the form of civil society the future requires. By creating diverse coalitions to address complex, inter-dependent policy and practice challenges it answers a market gap widely recognised through the CSPR.
The development objectives of Promoting Early Childhood Development Project for Uzbekistan are to increase access to early childhood education, improve the quality of learning environments in selected public preschools, and enable a systematic measurement of education quality for informed decision-making. This project has five components. 1) The first component, Improving Quality of Preschool Education, has the following subcomponents: (i) Improving Preschool Education Quality; and (ii) Enhancing System Capacity and Governance. 2) The second component, Increasing Access to Quality Early Learning Environments, aims to support the improvement of quality of early learning environments, as well as non-center based activities for children not enrolled in preschools, which are expected to lead to an increase in access to preschool education. It has the following subcomponents: (i) Improving Early Learning Environments; and (ii) Expanding Access to Early Childhood Education through Alternative Models. 3) The third component, Partnering with the Private Sector through a Social Impact Bond, aims to provide support to the design and implementation of an innovative impact financing approach, a social impact bond (SIB) through partnerships with private providers or preschools. It has the following subcomponents: (i) Supporting the SIB Design and Results Verification; and (ii) Financing the Payment of SIB Results. 4) The fourth component, Establishing an Education Quality Measurement System, aims to support the establishment of a system to measure education quality for informed decision-making in Uzbekistan. It has the following subcomponents: (i) Supporting the Establishment of a Center to Measure and Monitor Quality; and (ii) Developing and Modernizing Student Assessment Systems. 5) The fifth component, Supporting Project Management, aims to support activities related to day-to-
The key specific objectives of the TAF is to: a. Build capacity in both the public and private sector in order to facilitate the aims of the PIDG. b. Facilitate private investment and mobilise additional resources directed towards the implementation of initiatives sponsored by the PIDG Facilities. c. Promote better co-ordination in the delivery of technical assistance associated with projects sponsored by the PIDG Facilities. d. Enhance inclusion and other social development opportunities associated with projects supported by the PIDG Facilities. e. Provide post-transaction support for projects supported by the PIDG Facilities. f. Strengthen environmental sustainability of PIDG supported projects. g. Promote development or improvement of capital market systems in selected countries or regions. h. Facilitate affordability by the poor of infrastructure services provided on a commercially viable basis. ;
To support the achievement of the Global Goals through funding UK-based civil society organisations to deliver projects that assist in ending extreme poverty and building a better world by 2030. The programme will also provide opportunities for the UK public to engage in international development issues and have a say in how a portion of the aid budget is spent.
GDI's administrative and trustee role, managing funds as part of the Village Enterprise Development Impact Bond
Village Enterprise is the implementer of the Village Enterprise Development Impact Bond. Through this project, Village Enterprise will start 4,600 small businesses and train over 13,000 people living in extreme poverty in Kenya and Uganda
The Safeguarding Innovation and Engagement Programme Fund will provide targeted resources over the next two years with a focus on: (1) providing responsive expert advice and technical assistance; (2) piloting and implementing approaches to raise safeguarding standards; and (3) engaging and convening partners to drive up standards and deliver culture change across the international aid sector.
Intended outcomes:a) humanitarian and international development civil society organisations will have the capability to respond to changing humanitarian and development needs b) UK civil society organisations working in international development and humanitarian assistance will be part of strong and thriving networks c) Greater shared value will be achieved through collaboration and partnership between civil society organisations and other development actors d) Through their advocacy, civil society organisations will have contributed to positive change.