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World Bank To Loan India $1.5B For Government-Led Sanitation Initiative To Improve Toilet Access

Associated Press: World Bank approves $1.5 billion loan for toilets in India
“The World Bank has approved a $1.5 billion loan for a state-led sanitation program in India, where millions of people have no access to toilets, the bank said Wednesday. The loan, disbursed over a five-year period, will be used to support government efforts to provide toilets in villages and end the practice of open defecation by 2019, it said…” (12/16).

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