IDB, Spain Back Haiti and Bolivia's Water, Sanitation Programs

The Inter-American Development Bank and Spain have formed a USD139 million

to address water and sanitation problems in Haiti and Bolivia.

will receive USD39 million in grants to improve water and sanitation services in the towns of Saint-Marc, Port-De Paix, Les Cayes, Jacmel, Ouanaminthe and Cap-Haitien. Meanwhile,

will receive USD80 million in grants and a USD20 million loan for the development of water and sanitation services in the areas of La Paz, El Alto, Tarija and Santa Cruz.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.

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