India: Andhra Pradesh Rural Poverty Reduction Additional Financing

July 10, 2007

IDA CREDIT: US$65 million
TERMS: Grace = 10 years; Maturity = 35 years
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project objectives will remain the same as the original project, to enable the rural poor, particularly the poorest of the poor, improve their livelihoods and quality of life. This additional financing will finance critical investments in institution and capacity building which will allow community institutions of poor women become sustainable and self-reliant. It will also support investments in livelihood-based institutions like business franchises and producer companies.

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