The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to increase the inclusiveness and affordability of digital services and digital job creation in Ethiopia.

PDO Level Indicators: The achievement of the PDO could be measured by the results indicators below:

(a) Digital inclusiveness: Increase in the penetration rate of internet users (fixed and/or mobile) per 100 inhabitants, disaggregated by gender.

(b) Digital affordability: Reduction in the monthly cost of a Gigabyte (GB) of internet data in US dollars and as a percentage of a country’s average monthly Gross National Income (GNI) per capita.

(c) Digital job creation: Increase in the number of jobs created, facilitated or sustained by digital businesses under the project, of which percentage female; percentage disabled and percentage rural.