Investment with Impact

PKR 43.1B
MSME financing leveraged via
Karandaaz supported facilities*
PKR 59.9B
Additional revenue generated by
Karandaaz supported SMEs
PKR 2.1B
Spent on digital financial services
Over 826K
MSMEs supported* *
PKR 468M
Capital injected in
75 women-led enterprises* * **
~ 867K
Jobs supported* *
*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, COVID support and business development support provided through technical assistance

KARANDAAZ NEWS

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 and Haball to run a Pilot to Scale Supply Chain Payments Project

Digitizing all Supply Nodes in a Retail Value Chain Vital for Higher Acceptance of Digital Payments Karandaaz Pakistan, under its Pilot to Scale Program has partnered with Haball, a B2B financial technology company, to run a project that proves the

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.

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

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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