Investment with Impact

PKR 40.5B
MSME financing leveraged via
Karandaaz supported facilities*
PKR 57.8B
Additional revenue generated by
Karandaaz supported SMEs
PKR 1.8B
Spent on digital financial services
~ 826K
MSMEs supported* *
PKR 435M
Capital injected in
66 women-led enterprises* * **
~ 865K
Jobs supported* *
* PKR 40.5 B includes Karandaaz share in both debt and equity instruments 
* * Includes 824,000 micro-enterprises and 820,000 jobs supported through Pakistan Microfinance Investme Company (PMIC)
* * * Includes growth capital and business development support provided through technical assistance

KARANDAAZ NEWS

Karandaaz Launches Data Portal on Pakistan’s Financial Indicators

Karandaaz Pakistan has launched a state-of-the-art online data portal with aggregated data on financial services and selected socioeconomic indicators for the country. The data on the portal covers segments such as demographics, national economic data, agriculture finance, financial access, and

Karandaaz supports State Bank of Pakistan to launch Pakistan’s Instant Payments System ‘Raast’

Karandaaz supported Instant Payment System for Pakistan ‘Raast” was launched at a high-level event attended by the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Imran Khan; UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.

Karndaaz Pakistan wins the award for “Most Innovative Business” at the Pakistan Banking Awards

Karandaaz Pakistan won the award for the Most Innovative Business 2020. The award was announced by Pakistan Banking Awards in a ceremony held in Karachi on the 9th of January, 2020.

Maheen Rahman appointed as CEO of first-of-its-kind, PKR 12.4bn credit enhancement facility InfraZamin Pakistan

Following an extensive search and competitive selection process, the stakeholders of InfraZamin Pakistan, namely Karandaaz Pakistan, and the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) companies InfraCo Asia Investments and GuarantCo, have appointed Ms Maheen Rahman as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.

KARANDAAZ STORIES

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

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.

Businesses in Pakistan and Their Access to Financial Services

Businesses, large or small, are an important part of any society and fulfil various needs and functions. On one hand, they provide livelihood and employment to owners and workers, and on the other hand, they produce and distribute essential goods without which populations may not thrive.

Determinants of and Detriments to Financial Inclusion in Pakistan

Access to financial services has been a subject of increasing policy debate in developing countries. Financial inclusion is important as it reduces poverty and inequality, allows poor people to smooth out their consumption and invest in their futures through education and health.

KARANDAAZ BLOG

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.

Businesses in Pakistan and Their Access to Financial Services

Businesses, large or small, are an important part of any society and fulfil various needs and functions. On one hand, they provide livelihood and employment to owners and workers, and on the other hand, they produce and distribute essential goods without which populations may not thrive.

Determinants of and Detriments to Financial Inclusion in Pakistan

Access to financial services has been a subject of increasing policy debate in developing countries. Financial inclusion is important as it reduces poverty and inequality, allows poor people to smooth out their consumption and invest in their futures through education and health.

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