|Progress Toward Outcome
||The project is physically completed with all civil works for improvement of basic urban services in aimag and soum centers finished at 18 sites. The project has provided direct benefits to over 293,000 residents in project aimags by expanding water supply, sewerage and heating supply systems, and constructing 12.3 kilometers urban roads in Ulaanbaatar, and thereby increasing access to safe and sustainable public services. 443 households in Erdenet, Arvaikheer, Bayankhongor and Altai towns received small loan facilities to finance housing improvements and connections to the public utility systems constructed under the Project.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
1.1 Water supply facilities: As of 1-Jul-2015, project constructed and put into operation 138 km of water supply transmission and distribution mains, 12 new water source boreholes, 10 reservoirs of various capacities, pumping stations and water chlorination facilities and constructed, rehabilitated and connected to the piped system in 91 water kiosks. Under the new subprojects identified in 2013-2014, 19.69 of hot water supply mains were built.
1.2 Sewerage facilities: Completed. As of 1-Jul-2015, project constructed and put into operation 28.06 km sewerage pipeline, rehabilitated 2 wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and constructed 7 new small-scale WWTPs in soum centers.
1.3 Solid waste management facilities: Completed. Solid waste collection trucks and other public utility service equipment and machinery were supplied under the project and handed over to provincial PUSOs in May 2014.
2.1 Roads improvement: Completed. Three road sections (12.3 km) are put into operation in Ulaanbaatar, which have improved access to social services for remote communities, increased efficiency and effectiveness of public and private transport movement, enabled opportunities for new jobs and business, and contribute to reduced dust and air pollution.
3.1 Small loans: Completed. A total of $3.0 million was provided to the PFIs to implement the subproject. As of 1 July 2015, a total of MNT5.4 billion ($2.8 million) was sub-lent to 443 households in Erdenet, Arvaikheer, Bayankhongor and Altai towns. About 203 subloan recipients were women> Small loans were used to finance piped water and sewerage connections, construct heat-efficient houses and to improve housing conditions.
4.1 Implementation agency staff trained: Completed.
4.2 People trained in health and environment: Completed.