Investment with Impact

PKR 26B spent on
MSMEs finance*
PKR 36B additional
revenue for SMEs
PKR 671M
PKR 671M spent for
digital financial inclusion
Over 649,000
enterprises supported*
PKR 64M spent on
15 women-led enterprises
About 500K
jobs supported*

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Karandaaz-JS Bank Risk Participation Agreement
Karandaaz-JS Bank Risk Participation Agreement
The UK-funded Karandaaz has signed an agreement with JS Bank to jointly make PKR 1 billion available for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) financing. Increased access to SME financing...
Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017
Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017
Watch this short video presenting an overview of Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017. The video tells the stories of resilient and dynamic women entrepreneurs that Karandaaz...
Equity Investment with HAC Agri
Equity Investment with HAC Agri
Hear from Mr. Haroon Shafiq, CEO, HAC Agri on how he plans to implement a very innovative project for the agriculture sector that will not only create new jobs but will also reduce
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Karandaaz Blog

Blog on Agent onboarding and KYC requirements

Financial inclusion has been globally recognized as an important indicator of economic development. According to the World Bank’s Findex 2017 report, only 21.3% Pakistani adults have a formal bank account or about 6% of the world’s unbanked population lives in Pakistan.
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Employment Generation through Housing Industry in Pakistan

Pakistan’s rising housing shortage is alarming. The gap has been widening due to population growth and an emerging trend in rural to urban migration.
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The Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship Challenge

Of the total women population in the country, only 22.4 percent are employed. This is very low compared to middle income economies such as Indonesia (38.2 percent) and Malaysia (38.1 percent) and higher income countries such as United States (45.8
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