Project profile — Support to the Education Sector’s Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sudan


UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund (41122)
2021-01-08 - 2022-09-30
Global Affairs Canada
WGM Africa

Country / region 

• Sudan (100.00%)


• Education, Level Unspecified: Education facilities and training (11120) (20.00%)
• Basic Health: Infectious disease control (12250) (30.00%)
• Water And Sanitation: Basic sanitation (14032) (50.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (principal objective)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project supports the Sudan Ministry of Education’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and works to strengthen and contribute to the preparations for safe school re-openings. This project also works to direct funding to areas of the country with the highest numbers of refugee and migrant children, and the highest needs for education and protection support. Project activities include: (1) providing training to teachers on COVID-19 awareness, well-being, psychosocial support, and teaching pedagogy; and (2) rehabilitating classrooms and schools, with a focus on ensuring gender-sensitive water and sanitation facilities.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved equitable access to safe, gender-sensitive and conducive learning environments with safe drinking water, washing units and functioning sanitation facilities; and (2) improved capacity of teachers and adolescents to ensure the safe operations in schools within the COVID-19 context.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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