Cities without Sewers - Solving Indonesia’s Wastewater Crisis to Realize Its Urbanization Potential

Christophe Prevost, Dikshya Thapa, Mark Roberts |

Rosie the Robot was built to improve social accountability in how members of congress in Brazil spend public funds.

Yasodara Cordova, Eduardo Vicente Gonçalves |

The Government of Kenya, with the help from the World Bank, is providing Kenyan youth with more agency and a platform to voice their thoughts and concerns about how budget is spent.

Claire Davanne |

East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…

Victoria Kwakwa |

OpenStreetMap of Kenya Kenya is well known for its innovation in technology, particularly mobile technology in cash transfers. These innovations have largely been championed by the private sector…

Rose Wanjiru |

Photo: Nugroho Nurdikiawan Sunjoyo / World Bank The trope of a government office worker, discontent with their work, grumbling about paperwork and administrative tasks, is a cliché. An equally…

Hélène Pfeil |

Women are agents of change in Bihar, India. Photo: World Bank  Empowering women in a society is essentially a process of uplifting the economic, social and political status of women and the…

Farah Zahir |

Chair and members of the Education User Committee announce the teachers’ performance scores in a meeting attended by the representatives from the Ministry of Education and Culture, the sub-…

Dewi Susanti, Hera Diani |

One recent scorching afternoon, a display of colorful squat toilets welcomed curious visitors in the main park of the city of Mataram, in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara province.   These visitors…

Hera Diani, Samuel Clark |

Photo: Curt Carnemark / World Bank The primary forests have long gone from the surroundings of Teluk Bakung village on the outskirts of Pontianak, the capital of Indonesia’s West Kalimantan…

Anna Wellenstein |