The Impact Committee of The Lives and Livelihoods Fund visited the Republic of Senegal to assess the progress made in the implementation of the $ 32 million project that aims to support Senegal’s malaria control program by 2020.
The representatives of the Impact Committee are:
The delegation met with Her Excellency Ms. Awa Marie Kul-Sik, Minister of Health of the Republic of Senegal, the National Malaria Control Program and Senegal officials.
Members of the Impact Committee visited the health center in the village of Diakhao, the houses of the families included in the project and the community health outreach workers.
The Lives and Livelihoods Fund is the largest multilateral development initiative in the Middle East, providing innovative financing for health, agriculture and infrastructure projects over the Muslim world. The Lives and Livelihoods Fund collects $ 2 billion from Islamic Development Bank and $ 500 million from the grants provided by donors including Saudi Arabia (King Salman Relief and Humanitarian Center), Qatar (Qatar Fund For Development), United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi Fund for Development), The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development.
The project entails: