Projects & Operations


The World Bank provides low-interest loans, zero to low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. These support a wide array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration, infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and environmental and natural resource management. Some of our projects are cofinanced with governments, other multilateral institutions, commercial banks, export credit agencies, and private sector investors.

Sep 09, 2020

Automated Water Kiosks Provide Continuous Water for Malawians During COVID-19

Replacing Lilongwe’s manually-operated water kiosks with automated systems helps reduce congestion and contact, lowering COVID-19 risk.

Jul 22, 2020

In India’s Villages Women SHG members provide vital banking services during ...

The government can now channel benefits directly into the bank accounts of the poor, enabling widows to withdraw pensions, students to access scholarship money, and workers to receive earnings under cash for work programs etc. without stirring out of their homes.

May 20, 2020

Investing in Nature, Investing in the Future of Belize

The project aims not only to restore and conserve biodiversity but to support diversification of livelihoods to ease pressures on ecosystems and ensure the environmental protection measures can be implemented by local communities who in turn add to their income streams.