Kindergartens Retrofitting, Mongolia

Challenge:

Lack of kindergarten facilities caused infant sickness and an irregular process of education. Moreover, the cost of heating the facilities was extremely expensive for public kindergartens and schools.

Solution:

The Ulaanbaatar City Authority, in partnership with the Ulaanbaatar Development Corporation and the assistance of the Asian Development Bank and Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction, found a solution. PPP helped to renovate kindergartens and schools with the supply of heating equipment which met quality standards and provided cheap heating energy

SDG Impact:

SDG 3: Children`s health has been improved by the modern facilities in the kindergartens and schools

SDG 4: The quality of education has increased as upgraded education facilities provide effective learning environments

SDG 5: Gender equality was ensured as the Project liberated women from babysitting  

SDG 7: Affordable and sustainable energy was promoted

Compliance with UNECE People-first PPP criteria:

The Project:

  • Improved access to essential services (especially groups underserved)
  • Achieved equity, social cohesion and justice
  • Multiplied economic effectiveness with impact on human well-being