Kenya Gets $750 Million From The World Bank To Develop Its Arid North

20 August 2018 Mandera, Kenya – An elderly Kenyan woman goes to a water well, 15 km away from her home, to get some water for her children. One of the most important problems facing many quinine is the lack of clean drinking water. (Photo by Fayed El-Geziry/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Kenya has secured $750 million from the World Bank to develop the economy of its arid northeastern regions, the World Bank said late on Tuesday.


The money targets areas covered by the Isiolo-Mandera regional road corridor and would be used on projects “to improve the movement of people and goods, digital connectivity and access to social services for over 3.2 million people”, the World Bank said in a statement.

It would target areas covered by the Isiolo-Mandera regional road corridor, the lender said.


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