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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 & ABL Innovative Credit Scoring for SMEs
Karandaaz Pakistan under its third round of Innovation Challenge Fund (ICF) has signed an agreement with Allied Bank Limited (ABL) to support the bank for developing an innovative,
Financing Growth in the Auto sector
The Alsons Group is a family business that started back in 1953 in Karachi as the Allana Watch Company, a clock manufacturing operation. The Allana family soon branched out into precision...
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Karandaaz Blog

The Unbanked: A hundred-million question

In the context of developing countries like Pakistan, financial inclusion is generally considered to be more about broadening the access of formal financial services (payments, savings, loans, insurance products etc.) to individuals and Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that are currently out of the banking system.
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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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