According to the bank's website, the project plan to "finance the expansion of Dali hard discount retail store network and distribution centers (DCs) along with associated working capital requirements. In addition, the project will fund off-grid rooftop solar panels and green building certification for some stores and DCs to support energy cost savings and reduce carbon footprint of the operations. The project will generate additional employment for at least 4,300 workers including 45% women by 2026. The project will provide access to affordable food and non-food products to the population in rural and peri-urban areas in the Philippines."
Private Sector Operations Department
Office of the Director General, PSOD
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