World Bank intends to support local NGOs, feedback needed. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:— The World Bank and its counterparts have recognized the valuable contributions made by St. Maarten NGOs/NPOs since the passing of Hurricane Irma. As it relates to emergency relief and reconstruction efforts, NGO work within the community has not gone unnoticed and therefore, both local and international organizations intend to support making St. Maarten more resilient through collaborative efforts with community-based organizations.

 To facilitate this process, the World Bank has requested the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG) and NPOwer St. Maarten, to research the feasibility of a grant-making scheme, which will potentially result in grant funding and capacity support or

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