El Salvador Approves $55 Million for Road and Sanitation Works

The Legislature approved loans assigned for sanitation and rural road infrastructure works.

Monday, February 7, 2011

The loans will be used to implement the "Water and Sanitation Program" and "Rural Roads Development Program."

In the first program, to be implemented by the Social Investment Fund for Local Development (FISDL) over a period of 5 years, the intention is to supply water resources to those Salvadoran families who do not have it.

The second program will be completed over 4 years, it aims to improve connectivity of various sections of the country´s rural areas, giving priority to those which have a potential productive development, among these, is the path which connects to the border with Guatemala.

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The Salvadoran Congress has authorized loan applications of up to $30 million for the Rural Connectivity Programme in the North and East of the country.

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$ 115 Million for Infrastructure and Health in El Salvador

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The country signed with the IDB a loan for a new health model and improvement of rural roads.

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El Salvador: $44 Million in Water Services

August 2010

The IDB approved a $44 million program for water and sanitation, backed by a $20 million loan from the IDB and a $24 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The project’s main goal is to improve living conditions in El Salvador through the provision of adequate water and sanitation services.

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