Given the significant financing gap to meet the needs of developing countries and achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, additional financing from the private sector is needed to help fill in the gap. RBF provides and innovative blended financing model that helps focus on providing services to low-income communities.
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Local banks extended credit blended with concessional finance from the World Bank to low-income households for the acquisition, installation and maintenance of solar home systems, supplemented by a GPOBA grant to help reduce up-front costs for these systems.
This note describes efforts by the government of Kenya, the World Bank and other development partners to improve access to commercial finance for water and sanitation projects, within the context of sector reforms and innovative financing initiatives.
This video illustrates the GPOBA-supported improved sanitation pilot project in the Greater Colombo area. The innovative and low-cost models demonstrate RBF's application in a sanitation pilot for a densely populated area.
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