The operation will part-finance an investment programme being developed by Shelter Afrique for local SMEs in the construction sector which is intended to improve access to affordable housing for middle- and low-income households and to provide associated community infrastructure and services.
The project is intended to improve access to shelter, basic services, employment, health and education for low and middle income households in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Bank will require the promoter to ensure compliance with the principles embodied in EU environmental laws and procedures, and follow the EIB Statement of Environmental and Social Principles and Standards.
The Bank will require the promoter to ensure that implementation of the project will be done in accordance with the Bank’s Guide to Procurement.
Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).
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The EIB is committed to open communication and encourages constructive stakeholder input regarding its activities.
Enquiries and comments concerning the EIB’s involvement in a project or the financing facilities, activities, organisation and objectives of the EIB, can be sent to the EIB Infodesk.
Alternatively, the EIB can be contacted through its external offices.
Queries regarding details of a specific project, in particular when it is under appraisal by the EIB, should preferably be addressed directly to project promoters.
Zero tolerance against fraud and corruption
The EIB has a zero tolerance policy on fraud or corruption. To report allegations of fraud and corruption relating to EIB-financed projects, please contact the Fraud and Investigation division. All complaints will be treated as strictly confidential and handled in line with the EIB investigation procedures and the Anti-Fraud Policy.