Karandaaz Stories

Bill and Melinda launched their annual letter to audiences around the world, this week. The letter focuses on nine surprises that inspire and motivate the co-chairs in their philanthropy.

The UK-funded Karandaaz has signed an agreement with JS Bank to jointly make PKR 1 billion available for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) financing.

Karandaaz Capital has a vendor and distributors financing agreement with Meezan Bank.

Meet Shumaila Afsheen, one of the first female restaurant owners from Quetta and a participant of Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship Challenge (WEC) 2017. Shumaila has now successfully secured funding from Karandaaz to grow her business.

Watch this short video presenting an overview of Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017. The video tells the stories of resilient and dynamic women entrepreneurs that Karandaaz is proud to support.

Watch this short video to hear from Deedar Mengal, a beneficiary of KarandaazWomen Entrepreneurship Challenge 2017, who is doing some groundbreaking work with traditional Balochi Embroidery on a commercial level.