46509-001: Expansion of Rural Financial Services

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Impact. The expected impact of the proposed S-CDTA is a growth in financial inclusion in Vanuatu, particularly in rural areas. This will be measured by the increase in the number of people with accounts in Vanuatu. Outcome. The expected outcome of the S-CDTA is the improved operational performance of VANWODS. This will be measured by the decrease in the operating expense ratio of VANWODS. Methodology and Key Activities. ADB s assistance will support VANWODS to upgrade its institutional ... Read More

Country Vanuatu
Project Number 46509-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8336
Approval Date 15 Feb 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 225
Sector Finance
Subsector Inclusive finance
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)


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