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Last week, the Board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation approved two new Threshold programs. It approved a $55 million grant to Indonesia to improve childhood immunization and curb corruption. It approved a $24.7 million grant to Moldova to fight corruption. Interestingly, Moldova passes the corruption indicator in the FY2007 round.
To date, the MCC has approved 11 Threshold programs for a total of $287 million, all but one targeted at corruption.

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