Climate

Managing the unavoidable
Avoiding the unmanageable

Gender

Fostering gender equality and empowerment

Fragility, Conflict and Violence

Breaking the cycle of conflict and poverty

Jobs and Economic Transformation

Creating good jobs, supporting a strong private sector

Governance and Institutions

Building open, effective, and accountable institutions

IDA at Work

Madagascar

An IDA-supported project provides more than 80,000 poor households with cash transfers, while promoting nutrition, early childhood development, and school attendance. Reports show children’s primary school attendance rates have risen to 97%.

A paved road in Kandahar Province / World Bank IDA
Afghanistan

With support from IDA, more than 30,000 people now have quicker access to schools, markets, and health care through a paved road connecting their villages to the center of Kandahar city.

East Africa

A regional network of upgraded laboratories across East Africa has resulted in a steep rise in laboratory-confirmation of pathogens (from 8 to 88%) and a new mobile phone disease outbreak reporting system.

Voices

Global Reach

(As of September 8, 2016)

890

projects totaling 

$81.72b

operating in 

9,869 

locations across

75

countries

413million

People received essential health services (FY2011-2015)

5.1million

Teachers were recruited and/or trained (FY2011-2015)

50million

People received access to better water services (FY2011-2015)

102,000

Kilometers of roads were constructed, rehabilitated or upgraded (FY2011-2015)