Wednesday, May 10, 2017

World Bank Lends $200m to Expand Indonesia's Social Assistance Programs

The World Bank has approved a $200 million loan to help the Indonesian government expand social assistance programs in an effort to eradicate poverty, according to a statement released on Wednesday (10/05).

Rodrigo A. Chaves, World Bank's country director for Indonesia, said the financing can help the government expand coverage of its conditional cash transfers under the Social Affairs Ministry's Family Hope Program (PKH), which provides access to welfare services for qualifying families. Read More