Kenya Receives $150 Million to Improve Living Conditions for 1.7 Million Residents in Urban Informal Settlements

The World Bank Group Board of Directors approved today a $150 million International Development Association credit to improve tenure security and access to basic services for 1.7 million residents living in selected Kenya’s urban informal settlements.

The second phase of the Kenya Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP2) will improve the living conditions of informal settlements and its residents through (i) titling to enhance tenure security; (ii) infrastructure upgrading for basic services (roads, drainage, water, sanitation, street lighting, community facilities); and (iii) livelihoods support and community engagement to assess and address risks, including the impacts of COVID-19 .

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