The Dominican Republic is a middle-income country, with the largest economy of Central America and the Caribbean. The country has weathered the global economic crisis well and in 2010 experienced one of the highest growth rates in the region.
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IBRD Loan: US$150 millionTerms: Maturity = 22 years; Grace = 7 yearsProject ID: P121778Project Description: The objective of the loan is to support the introduction of a results based accountability s... Show More +ystem to measure progress in social protection, mainly education and health, in order to expand human capital and to improve the transparency and quality of public spending. Show Less -
IBRD Loan: US$20 millionTerms: Maturity = 18 years; Grace Period = 17.5 yearsProject ID: P095863Project Description: The Municipal Development Project aims to improve the technical and financial capac... Show More +ity of the participating municipalities to program, finance, and deliver minimum municipality services. The project’s components include institutional strengthening; municipal investments; and project administration, monitoring, and evaluation. Show Less -
IBRD Loan: US$10 millionTerms: Flexible Loan with fixed spread payable in 20.5 yearsProject ID: P116369 Project Description: The Social Protection Investment Project in the Dominican Republic wil... Show More +l help finance the costs associated with a scaling-up of existing project activities, specifically the institutional restructuring of the conditional cash transfers program (CCT) solidaridad. The additional funding will also finance the contracting of paralegal staff to assist poor Dominican households to obtain their national identity documents and the updating of the targeting instrument Sistema Unico de Beneficiarios (SIUBEN). Show Less -
IBRD Loan: US$30.5 millionTerms: Fixed-Spread LoanProject ID: P106619 Project Description: The Health Sector Reform Project in the Dominican Republic will improve the capacity of RHSs to deliver,... Show More + in a timely fashion, quality services known to improve the health of mothers, children and people with chronic conditions by public providers at the first level of care. The project aims to improve health system responsiveness - the institutional capacity of public sector health organizations to conduct strategic purchasing of health care services and goods - and to respond to public health emergencies in a timely fashion. Show Less -
IBRD Loan: US$27.5 millionTerms: Maturity = 30 years; Grace = 5 yearsProject Description: The project will assist the Dominican Republic in: (i) strengthening and consolidating the policy framework of... Show More + the water and sanitation sector; (ii) improving and expanding access to sanitation and wastewater treatment and disposal services in the Puerto Plata region; (iii) improving the financial and operational performance of CORAAPPLATA, the region’s water utility; and (iv) enhancing operational and commercial performance of other regional utilities and preparing them to participate in the second phase of the Program (APL II). Show Less -
IBRD LOAN: US$19.4 millionTERMS: Grace = 5 years; Maturity = 17 yearsPROJECT DESCRIPTION: The objective of this project is to improve coverage, targeting and effectiveness of public social protection ... Show More +programs, to provide short-term poverty relief and encourage the poor to build human capital and capacity to lift themselves out of poverty. Show Less -