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Reducing Rural Poverty in Laos

July 23, 2013

The Poverty Reduction Fund, established in 2003, supported greater access to primary education, clean water, and healthcare in Laos. This has led to significant improvements in the quality of life for 650,000 people, including women and ethnic communities, in the most remote parts of the country. It is now the largest multi-sector community-driven development project in the country.