This the full case study report on the Primary Education Support Project (PESP) in Tanzania. This was a two-year (2011/12-2013/14) project aiming to procure and distribute books and desks to all primary schools in Tanzania mainland. PESP aims at improving the quality of primary education by providing necessary inputs in schools.
Overall this was a successful project with positive outcomes. Over 18.5 million books and 886,724 teachers’ guides were procured and 11,302 desks were also procured. This report covers the programme design, procurement, distribution, communications strategy, sensitisation on textbook use in schools, monitoring and identification of unplanned benefits.
The executive summary of this report is also available here.