Sida Helps Slum Communities in 3 Developing Nations

A woman does her laundry outside her home in one of India's slums. India is among the three countries that will benefit from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency's financing package worth 43.5 million kroner (USD5.8 million). Photo by: Steve Evans / CC BY Steve EvansCC BY

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency is providing 43.5 million kroner (USD5.8 million) through 2014 to improve living conditions of slum communities in three developing nations.

The program will benefit 600,000 poor people in India, Kenya and the Philippines.

The U.K. Department for International Development is also contributing 15 million pounds (USD23 million) to the project.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.