Project ID: 22114

Chinese Government provides RMB 74 million grant for Hatcliffe High School Construction Project

Commitment amount

$ 12225535.42

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Zimbabwe

Sector

Education (Code: 110)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2011

Implementation

2016

2016-05-09

Actual start

Completion

2017

2017-12-21

Actual

Geography

Description

On 21 March, 2011, the Chinese Government and the Government of Zimbabwe signed letters of exchange related to the Hatcliffe High School Construction Project (See: 傅自应副部长签署中津两国经贸协议). The Chinese Government reportedly committed RMB 74 million of grant funding for this project, which involved the construction of a high school located in the Hatcliffe area of Harare (See: 中津友谊中学在哈拉雷破土动工). The school has administrative buildings; teaching and learning areas; six science laboratories; auxiliary rooms; a specialist room; a multi-function hall; and staff offices (See: China Hands Over Zimbabwe-China Friendship High School Worth $2 Million). It also has sporting facilities, including a 400-meter perimeter athletic track, a football pitch and a multi-purpose court for basketball, tennis, volleyball and other sports that require a hard surface (See: China Hands Over Zimbabwe-China Friendship High School Worth $2 Million).China State Construction Engineering Corporation (中国建筑股份有限公司) was the contractor responsible for project implementation (See: 中国建筑承建的援津巴布韦中学项目开工). A groundbreaking ceremony took place on 9 May, 2016 and the project was completed and handed over to the Zimbabwean authorities on 21 December, 2017 (See: 黄屏大使出席中津友谊中学设计与建设评估活动). The school, which was scheduled for use as of 4 January, 2018, has the capacity to enroll 960 students and employ 50 teachers (See: 黄屏大使出席中津友谊中学设计与建设评估活动). This project is also known as the Zimbabwe-China Friendship High School Construction Project or the Hatcliffe China-Zimbabwe Friendship Government High School Construction Project. The Chinese project title is 中津友谊中学 or Hatcliff中津友谊中学 or 建的援津巴布韦中学项目 (See: 邹小明参赞走访中津友谊中学).

Number of official sources

6

Number of unofficial sources

9

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Government of Zimbabwe [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) [State-owned Company]