28201-013: Rural Finance

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The long-term objective of the Project is to develop a sustainable rural financial system that will contribute to both economic growth and poverty reduction. The Project has two purposes: (i) to increase the availability of and access to savings and credit services in rural areas and among the poor, and (ii) to provide a focal point for rural communities to access information and resources to support economic activities to be financed by SCUs, and satisfy socially related information and ... Read More

Country Mongolia
Project Number 28201-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1848
Approval Date 25 Oct 2001
Closing Date 09 Nov 2007
Geographical Location Phase I: Four aimags (provinces) Arhangay, Dundgovi, Dzavhan, and Sukhbaatar.Phase II: nationwide
Sector Finance
Subsector Microfinance
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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