• Bangladesh
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Aug 1, 2016
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  • Construction
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 25.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported
Converted using 2016-08-01 exchange rate.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jul 25, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Nov 12, 2015

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Project Description
This project funds increases in hygienic sanitation facilities for low-income households in Bangladesh, specifically in rural areas. Specifically, the project provides commercial sanitation loans to accomplish this.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
$25 million in loans will be provided by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Contact Information
World Bank: Contact: Rokeya Ahmed Title: Water & Sanitation Specialist Tel: 5764+4150 Email: rahmed3@worldbank.org Borrower/Client/Recipient: Name: Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) Contact: Title: MD Tel: 880-2-9140056 Email: pksf@pksf-bd.org Implementing Agencies: Name: Association for Social Advancement (ASA) Contact: Md. Shafiqual Haque Choudhury Title: President Tel: 88-02-8110934 Email: president@asabd.org ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.