To improve the health of women, children, the poor and socially excluded in Nepal, including by restoring health services in areas affected by the 2015 earthquake, and improving the quality and governance of health services nationwide.
The project, in partnership with National Housing Bank, will stimulate the growth of the affordable housing market by providing loans to build 17,000 housing units and 10,000 home loans for low income families. This will result in 27,000 construction jobs for the poorest people in low income states in India by 2020. This programme is predominantly in the form of Development Capital Investment, which generates a return to the UK. The technical assistance will support policy and system strengthening for the scetor as well as promote innovative models and technologies.
To improve the enabling environment for sustainable, inclusive growth-enhancing infrastructure service delivery in DFID focus countries; and, Harness the benefits of cities for sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction in DFID focus countries.
To reduce the number of road deaths and serious accidents in developing countries by providing £1.5m through a World Bank Multi-donor trust fund to support the design of engineering measures to improve road safety. DFID funding will also be used to build the capacity of national level road safety agencies to scale up these initiatives in the future. DFID support will improve the safety of 10,000km of road network investment by 2015 and save an estimated 1000 lives a year