Afghanistan’s biggest economic challenge is finding sustainable sources of growth. To date, the World Bank has committed more than $3.07 billion for development projects. The Bank-administered Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund has raised more than $7.99 billion.
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The Afghanistan National Institute of Music, the country’s only music school, is nurturing budding musical talent and giving an opportunity to young people from across the country. Half of the students are orphans or come from poor and disadvantaged families.Read More »
A paved road has changed the lives of many village communities west of Herat City since its construction in 2010. Built under the National Emergency Rural Access Project, it has helped save lives, time, and agricultural produce, and benefited people living and working along the road.Read More »
Assisted by the World Bank, the government of Afghanistan dramatically scaled up basic health care services through ground-breaking approaches. The primary beneficiaries of the efforts have been women and children whose access to basic care has been transformed.Read More »