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DFID-funded Karandaaz launches second round of Women Entrepreneurship Challenge 2018

Islamabad | Oct 24, 2018

Karandaaz Pakistan has launched the second round of its coveted Women Entrepreneurship Challenge with 19 women-led business from across the country. The annual challenge, funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), is a leading business support and investment

Karandaaz Pakistan to support BISP for economic empowerment of its beneficiaries

Islamabad | Oct 2, 2018

In light of a meeting last week between the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) and the delegation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), BISP and Karandaaz Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Islamabad today under which

Karandaaz Pakistan Launches Customer Segmentation Framework Report

Islamabad | Sep 26, 2018

Karandaaz Pakistan, a key proponent of financial inclusion in the country, shared the findings of its study on Consumer Segmentation at an event in Islamabad. The customer segmentation report, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), is based

Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship 2018 Cohort from Lahore meets UK’s Home Secretary Sajid Javid

Islamabad | Sep 18, 2018

On 18 September 2018, Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship Challenge (WEC) 2018’s incoming Cohort from Lahore met Sajid Javid, Home Secretary of the United Kingdom who was visiting Pakistan and Ms. Jonna Reid, Head of UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) in

Karandaaz, DFID initiate credit enhancement facility for infrastructure projects

Islamabad | Sep 12, 2018

Karandaaz Pakistan and UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) on Tuesday introduced Pakistan Credit Enhancement Facility (PCEF) to public and private sector stakeholders at a conference. The local currency credit enhancement facility was being set up to address and overcome

Karandaaz invests almost PKR 64M in 15 women-led businesses

Islamabad | Jun 28, 2018

The country’s leading promoter of financial inclusion, Karandaaz Pakistan has signed financing agreements with 15 successful female entrepreneurs who took part in the Women Entrepreneurship Challenge – 2017. The entrepreneurs will receive grants and investment worth an estimated PKR 64