GPRBA's second project in Oceania provides sustainable and affordable electricty connections to this small island nation. This feature story describes the difficulties faced by service providers to connect residents, who live in primarily isolated rural households geographically spread out over many islands and the benefits and enhanced quality of life resulting from connecting to this important basic service.
GPRBA and ESMAP joined efforts in this $3.45 million project to bring clean energy to about 450,000 first-time customers in rural Myanmar; this is the first GPRBA-supported subsidy project in the country.
To help Ghana's educational system cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, GPRBA collaborated with the Global Partnership for Education to improve academic standards, training and re-integrate out-of-school students into the classroom.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, international development agencies are seeking to adjust their focus to help reduce the spread of the virus and mitigate its negative ancillary effects. This GPRBA "white paper" addresses how RBF can be used through social enterprises as a solution to face the unanticipated challenges during this crisis and in its aftermath.
GPRBA has contributed to the national government's goal of meeting the high demand for safe and improved hygienicsanitation by bringing within reach affordable and accessible household toilet facilities. This report details how the program succeeded in reaching over 776,000 low-income beneficiaries.
In 2013, we initiated support for our second project in solid waste management. This report describes the successful accomplishment of targeted outcomes in service delivery and financial sustainability in five cities.
This brief document, produced by ESMAP (GPRBA's partner in the Myanmar Solar Power project) illustrates the team efforts by World Bank's units to help meet the goals of the country's National Elecrification Plan: universal access by 2030.
This piece originally appeared in a World Bank blog, showcasing this joint GPRBA-IFC project from 2019 -- a pioneering effort to provide water to Tanzanian rural households through solar-powered pumps.