The World Bank supports social development by listening to poor people and promoting their voices in the development process; understanding and addressing their needs, priorities and aspirations; and building formal and informal institutions.
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July 17, 2014 — Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to the potential impacts of climate change. The Community Climate Change Project is allocating funds on a competitive basis to NGOs which supports people even in "hard to reach" areas.Read More »
June 26, 2014 — A new World Bank project will provide $107 million in financial grants to Burundi, DRC and Rwanda to provide integrated health, counseling and legal services to survivors of gender-based violence.Read More »
The International Development Association, the World Bank's fund for the poorest, provides the finance needed to rebuild the state and develop the infrastructure people need to resume peaceful and constructive lives.