40148-012: Expanding Access to Financial Services

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

This TA will assist in expanding the delivery of sustainable financial services to a broader range of rural people, thereby facilitating their participation in income generating activities and contribution to overall economic growth. Specifically, the TA will support National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV) with the introduction of a new business model involving appointment a network of bank agents in rural communities beyond the reach of present NBV branches. Equipped with appropriate technology and ... Read More

Country Vanuatu
Project Number 40148-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7023
Approval Date 12 Dec 2007
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 600
Geographical Location Various locations in rural Vanuatu
Sector Finance
Subsector Finance Sector Development

 

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