Success Stories

A roadwork project is not only bringing new opportunities to drivers whose livelihoods depend on transport infrastructure, but also to once isolated rural fishers.

An ADB-supported water and sanitation project in Cambodia has freed rural women from the back-breaking work of hauling water and is restoring good health to communities.

An ADB-supported project in Nepal is helping some of the most disadvantaged women in the country build careers in occupations once reserved for men.

With this television advertisement campaign, the Philippines celebrated World Teachers Day last October to demonstrate appreciation of teachers. In reality, however, teachers, especially those working in public schools, need more help to feel they are valued.

To help the Government of PNG improve its rural health services, ADB has approved a loan amounting to $20 million for $81.2 million Rural Primary Health Services Delivery Project.

A Lao PDR village with an ancient connection to the forest learns to preserve rather than destroy

Mending a highway and slashing bureaucracy jumpstarts trade through once-sleepy provinces

ADB's pilot wind power project brings inclusive and sustainable growth in poor rural areas suffering from acute energy shortage.

Pacific economies’ progress in fiscal consolidation is commendable but the ongoing Eurozone Crisis underscores the need to sustain these efforts, says ADB’s new Pacific Economic Monitor.

ADB's Facility for Pilot and Demonstration Activity (PDA) has become a source of innovation and inspiration for many countries and communities in Asia and the Pacific to improve the delivery of water services and the management of water resources.