Read this excerpt describing the mission of the World Bank.
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. It is not a bank in the common sense. Instead, it plays a different but supportive role in its mission of global poverty reduction and the improvement of living standards.
It provides low-interest loans, interest-free credit, and grants to developing countries for education, health, infrastructure, communications, and many other purposes.
According to this excerpt, what is one major way in which the World Bank differs from a regular bank?
a. The World Bank is a source of financial assistance.
b. The World Bank aims to improve living standards.
c. The World Bank provides low-interest loans and credit.
d. The World Bank serves people of different income levels.