Investment with Impact

PKR 55.6B
MSME financing leveraged via
Karandaaz supported facilities*
PKR 69.6B
Additional revenue generated by
Karandaaz supported SMEs
PKR 3.2B
Spent on digital financial services
Over 826.7K
MSMEs supported* *
PKR 535M
Capital provided to
80 women-led enterprises* * **
Over 874K
Jobs supported* *
*Includes Karandaaz share in both debt and equity instruments 
* * Includes 824,000 micro-enterprises and 820,000 jobs supported through Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC)
* * * Includes growth capital, COVID support, business development and capacity building support provided through technical assistance.

KARANDAAZ NEWS

Karandaaz announces funding for Six Green Transitional Projects

Karandaaz announced its plans to fund six green transitional projects as part of its annual Innovation Challenge. With support from FCDO, this year Karandaaz invited innovative projects seeking financing to implement plastic waste management and efficient water management solutions.

Mobile Money Adoption Increased during Pandemic by 4%: Karandaaz Survey on COVID-19’s Impact on Financial Behavior

Karandaaz held a webinar to share the findings of the recently concluded survey on the impact of COVID-19 on financial behavior in Pakistan. This survey was designed and conducted in partnership with Kantar and is preceded by six waves of

Karandaaz Offering Grants for Digital Financial Services in Savings and Insurance

Karandaaz Pakistan is currently accepting applications from commercial banks; branchless banks; PSO/PSPs; Fintechs; non-banking financial institutions; and entities that primarily focus on the excluded segments of the population, to apply for grants to scale up their pilots that generate new

Karandaaz Providing Grants to Engage Design Experts for Digital Financial Service Providers

Karandaaz Design Thinking as a Service Program has been subsidizing design thinking services since last year for digital financial service providers that offer products through mobile and web-based platforms. This year Karandaaz is again offering an opportunity for entities that

KARANDAAZ STORIES

Women Ventures – Rafia Zahid, CEO of Tippitoes

Webinar: Cloud-based Innovation

Impact of COVID on Pakistan’s SMEs

Karandaaz Fintech Talks – Haball Pakistan

Mark Suzman, CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, talks about Raast

Karandaaz Pakistan Intro Video

Ali Sarfraz, CEO Karandaaz explains SEED Programme

Karandaaz WEC2018 Investee: M-Tex

Karandaaz WEC2018 Investee: Webworks

WEC2018 Participant – New Age Flour Mill

Financing Growth in the Auto sector

Zafar Hussain, District Sargodha

KARANDAAZ BLOG

Financial Inclusion and the Increasing Gender Disparity

Over the years a number of policy measures have been designed and implemented to improve the proportion of financially included Pakistanis and expand the uptake of formal financial services. However, from the demand side perspective data reveals that there is

Challenge Funds – The Karandaaz Experience

Karandaaz has run 10 rounds of challenge funds in Pakistan, and some of the findings provide valuable insights that are worth sharing.

Narrowing the gender gap through Digital interventions

With a vision statement of “financially included, economically empowered Pakistanis” Karandaaz Pakistan, through all of its four verticals i.e., Capital, Digital, Innovation and Research; is working to develop and promote an all-inclusive and a conducive financial environment and accords great importance to equal provision of financial services to women.

KARANDAAZ BLOG

Financial Inclusion and the Increasing Gender Disparity

Over the years a number of policy measures have been designed and implemented to improve the proportion of financially included Pakistanis and expand the uptake of formal financial services. However, from the demand side perspective data reveals that there is

Challenge Funds – The Karandaaz Experience

Karandaaz has run 10 rounds of challenge funds in Pakistan, and some of the findings provide valuable insights that are worth sharing.

Narrowing the gender gap through Digital interventions

With a vision statement of “financially included, economically empowered Pakistanis” Karandaaz Pakistan, through all of its four verticals i.e., Capital, Digital, Innovation and Research; is working to develop and promote an all-inclusive and a conducive financial environment and accords great importance to equal provision of financial services to women.

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