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Haiti: Urban Community-Driven Development Project

June 3, 2008

IDA Grant: US$15.7 million
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This project aims to improve basic infrastructure and social services for residents of disadvantaged urban areas. This objective will be achieved through a participatory process in which community-based organizations propose, select, implement, and maintain subprojects. This project will finance approximately 380 subprojects in 10* of the 17 “Priority Zones” identified by the Government of Haiti across five municipalities. The project will directly benefit approximately 85,000 individuals, while benefiting another 490,000 indirectly.

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