WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 -- The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:
Nigeria - Saving One Million Lives Initiative Program-for-Results
IBRD Loan: US $500.0 million equivalent
Terms: Maturity = 25 years, Grace = 5 years
Project ID: P146583
Project Description: The objective of the project is to significantly improve maternal, child, and nutrition health services for women and children to help the Government of Nigeria achieve its “Saving One Million Lives (SOML) Initiative,” and save the lives of the more than 900,000 children under five and women who die every year from largely preventable causes.