Investment with Impact

PKR 67.8B
MSME financing leveraged via
Karandaaz supported facilities*
PKR 87.3B
Additional revenue generated by
Karandaaz supported SMEs
PKR 4.9B
Spent on digital financial services
Over 850K
MSMEs supported* *
PKR 670M
Capital provided to
99 women-led enterprises* * **
Over 957K
Jobs supported* *
*Includes Karandaaz share in both debt and equity instruments 
* * Includes 847,000 micro-enterprises and 888,000 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 leads the conversation on Climate-Smart Housing in Pakistan

Industry leaders and stakeholders came together to deliberate on the housing needs in Pakistan and the impact green initiatives can have in meeting the needs of populations especially vulnerable to the impact of climate change. Between 2000 and 2019, Pakistan was found to rank eighth amongst the top ten countries most vulnerable to the negative impacts of climate change.

Karandaaz partners with MOPASS

Karandaaz and the Ministry of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety (MOPASS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday to undertake joint efforts to help advance financial inclusion in the country.

Financial inclusion of women

The MoU signing ceremony took place at FINCA Pakistan’s Head Office in Lahore and was chaired by CEO FINCA Microfinance Bank, Jahanzeb Khan, CEO Karandaaz, Waqas-ul-Hasan. The ceremony was also attended by senior management members from both organizations.

Karandaaz investee Excel Labs establishes a multi-speciality Diagnostic Centre in Islamabad

Excel Labs organized the launch of its Melody Branch, a multi-specialty center, with an open house in Islamabad on 12th August, 2022. The ribbon cutting was performed by Senator Mushahid Hussain, who congratulated Excel labs on introducing such a fine quality

KARANDAAZ STORIES

Webinar: Climate-Smart, Low-Income Housing in Pakistan

Webinar: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency – Opportunities and Challenges in Pakistan

Make RAAST a part of your celebrations!

Wahdat Farms – Karandaaz Capital

Raast- Pakistan’s Instant Payment System

Webinar: NBFCs in Pakistan – Regulatory Landscape and Bottlenecks

Karandaaz Pakistan partners with EBR Energy Pakistan

Women Ventures – Nisha Beauty Salon

WV – Bear Necessities

Women Ventures – Resilient Women Leaders

RAAST TVC Ad

HackaDesign: Ideate, Prototype, Pitch

Innovation Challenge Fund 2021

SME Finance Forum Dialogue II – Views from the Middle East

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

Using a Multidimensional Index to Deepen the Discourse on Financial Inclusion

Over the last decade and more, significant effort has gone into harmonizing definitions and methodologies used to measure and track financial inclusion.

Digital Banks – Optimizing the Focus on Financial Inclusion and Innovation

The Licensing and Regulatory Framework for Digital Banks unveiled by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in January 2022 not only heralds a firm resolution by the central bank to shake up Pakistan’s banking industry

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

KARANDAAZ BLOG

Using a Multidimensional Index to Deepen the Discourse on Financial Inclusion

Over the last decade and more, significant effort has gone into harmonizing definitions and methodologies used to measure and track financial inclusion.

Digital Banks – Optimizing the Focus on Financial Inclusion and Innovation

The Licensing and Regulatory Framework for Digital Banks unveiled by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) in January 2022 not only heralds a firm resolution by the central bank to shake up Pakistan’s banking industry

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

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