Crecer Sano: Guatemala Nutrition and Health Project (WB-P159213)

  • Guatemala
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
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Government of Guatemala
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Education and Health
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Apr 2, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 11, 2016

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Project Description
According to bank documents, the project objective is to improve selected practices, services and behaviors known to be key determinants of chronic malnutrition (with an emphasis on the first 1,000 days of life) in the intervention areas. The Project will finance investments and activities in an estimated 138 municipalities in seven prioritized departments. The first phase will include 81 municipalities from Alta Verapaz (17 municipalities), Huehuetenango (32 municipalities), Quiché (21 municipalities), and Chiquimula (11 municipalities). The second phase, estimated to start during year two of implementation, will include: San Marcos (30 municipalities), Totonicapán (8 municipalities), and Sololá (19 municipalities). The PHC package will be offered simultaneously in all of the seven departments.
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