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The World Bank is an international organization with a mission to reduce poverty around the world. Each year, the World Bank provides billions of dollars in loans for projects and programs to governments AND private companies in poor and middle income countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Eastern Europe.

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