This report highlights the achievements of the Australia – World Bank Group Partnership.
Headline results in 2012
- Access to finance provided to more than 500,000 people in the Pacific.
- More than 12,300 vulnerable people in Honiara, Solomon Islands benefited from training and work experience.
- Improved access to running water and sanitation benefited more than 5 million Indonesians. More than a million households in the Philippines benefited from community-led projects such as new school buildings, improved water facilities and critical infrastructure.
- More than 20,000 vulnerable Indonesian women benefited from empowerment activities like literacy and numeracy training.
- More than one thousand Lao school principals trained in leadership and a ‘Schools of Quality approach’ and one hundred Lao pre-primary teachers received pre-primary training.
- $12 million provided in emergency cash transfers, benefiting more than 44,000 people in conflict-affected communities in Sri Lanka.
- School enrolments in Afghanistan increased from around one million to more than eight million, including more than three million girls.
- Antenatal care provided to more than 130,000 Afghani women ensuring 34 percent of births attended by skilled attendants.
- Approximately 64,000 people in Mozambique provided with a treated water supply.