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IDA - Nepal: Water

September 30, 2010

Bringing water to remote parts of Nepal. More than 2 million rural Nepalese now have improved water supply. The International Develepment Association, IDA, is the World Bank's Fund for the Poorest. One of the world's largest sources of aid, IDA provides support for health and education, infrastructure and agriculture, and economic and institutional development to the 79 poorest countries - 39 of them in Africa. These countries are home to 2.5 billion people, 1.5 billion of whom survive on $2 a day or less.