In 2007, the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) facility, a multi-donor trust fund administered by the World Bank provided Manila Water a grant of $2.8 million to expand its “Tubig Para sa Barangay” (TPSB) or Water for the Poor program in 45 urban poor communities.
IFC Contributes to WB-administered Output Based Grant for Water Services to Manila’s Poor Communities
Washington, D.C., October 19, 2007—The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is contributing to a new Manila Water Company (MWC) Inc. project through the Global Partnership on Output Based Aid, a multidonor trust fund administered by the World Bank.
Output-Based Aid in the Philippines: Improved Access to Water Services for Poor Households in Metro Manila
This project aims to provide access to water services through individual household connections to several low-income communities in Rizal province (Antipolo City, Baras, Rodriguez, and San Mateo) and Taguig City in the Manila Metropolitan Region through a collaboration with the concessionaire for Manila’s east zone, the Manila Water Company (MWC).