Peru: Results and Accountability (REACT) Development Policy Loan

April 9, 2009

IBRD Loan: $330 Millon
Terms: Maturity = 21.5 years; Grace = 12.5 years
Project Description: The Results and Accountability (REACT) Development Policy Loan for Peru (DPL) is the second in a planned series of three operations aiming to support the Government of Peru (GoP) in strengthening the accountability framework and improving results in health, nutrition and education. The Peru REACT DPL series is supporting actions in primary education, health and nutrition to define standards and set goals for the outcomes which families should expect for their children, and is expected to lead to improved outcomes in second grade literacy; increased access to institutional birth services; and increased coverage of individualized growth monitoring and counseling services for children under 24 months of age in areas with a high incidence of chronic malnutrition, leading to better nutrition outcomes.

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Gabriela Aguilar
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