World Bank OKs Credits for Moldova’s Social Safety Net, e-Governance Initiatives

The World Bank has approved a pair of financing credits to support Moldova’s e-governance and social safety net projects.

The Governance e-Transformation Project will receive $20 million from the bank. The money will be used to improve the delivery of selected public services using information and communications technologies. The effort is in line with Moldova’s commitment to transparency and integration with the European Union, according to a World Bank news release.

The Strengthening the Effectiveness of the Social Safety Net Project is set to get $37 million. The credit will specifically go toward expanding Moldova’s cash transfer program, the Ajutor Social Program. 

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