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

InfraCo Asia Investments and Karandaaz establishes first-of-its-kind infrastructure credit enhancement facility InfraZamin Pakistan

Pakistan: InfraZamin Pakistan is an innovative, for-profit credit enhancement facility funded with equity capital from InfraCo Asia Investments and Karandaaz Pakistan, provided by the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

Karandaaz Pakistan launch the 2nd round of “Karandaaz Financial Inclusion of Women Challenge”

Karandaaz Pakistan has launched the second round of its annual challenge titled, Karandaaz Financial Inclusion of Women Challenge on 8th October, 2020 in Islamabad. Karandaaz Pakistan has invited applications in two categories to support businesses that not only create financial products but also from the businesses that enable women consumers to adopt Financial Services. The proposed solutions may be in any area within the two defined categories. 

UK financing the Production of Breathing Devices in Pakistan through Karandaaz partnership with Meezan Bank

United Kingdom through Karandaaz’s Risk Participation Facility with Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank is financing the development and production of a High Flow Nasal Oxygen (HFNO) device, which can also be used as a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) device, by Alsons Group, Pakistan’s premier precision engineering company.

Karandaaz Pakistan Investment in Secure Logistics Group to create over 600 Additional Jobs

Karandaaz with the funding from the United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has signed an equity investment deal with Secure Logistics (Pvt) Ltd (SLG). Karandaaz’s equity investment with added co-investment from an international investor, Saudi Bugshan Group in SLG, totals to PKR 1.2 billion.

KARANDAAZ STORIES

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

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.

Financial Inclusion: Demand Side Surveys and Definitional Issues in Pakistan

Digital finance and financial inclusion offer several benefits not only to financial services users but also to digital finance providers, governments and the economy at large as well.

KARANDAAZ BLOG

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.

Financial Inclusion: Demand Side Surveys and Definitional Issues in Pakistan

Digital finance and financial inclusion offer several benefits not only to financial services users but also to digital finance providers, governments and the economy at large as well.

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