Hysab Kytab Boosts Women’s Digital Financial Inclusion througha a Grant from Karandaaz Pakistan

KARACHI: Under a grant from Karandaaz Pakistan, Hysab Kytab’s application saw a 27% increase in conversion rate of the offered financial products in its women consumers. Karandaaz Pakistan, with funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is running a digital experiments program and provided a grant to Hysab Kytab to… Continue reading

UK-funded Karandaaz to Promote Sustainable Energy and Economic Development

Islamabad: A UK commitment to provide financing for renewable energy and energy efficiency to Pakistan’s industrial Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector has been signed by the Department for International Development (DFID). As part of DFID’s Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) programme, Karandaaz will invest over £15 million to… Continue reading

Karandaaz Pakistan partners with National Rural Support Programme for expansion of NRSP Agricultural Processing Company Limited

Islamabad: Karandaaz Pakistan and National Rural Support Programme (NRSP) signed an equity investment agreement for scaling up Agriculture Processing Company Limited (APCL) as an Agriculture value chain proposition for small-holding farmers. APCL aims to scale up opportunities for warehousing, financial inclusion, and the incidence of rural industrialization for small-holding farmers in the rice value chain. The… Continue reading

Karandaaz Pakistan Launches a Portal on Financial Services Indicators for Pakistan

Islamabad: Karandaaz Pakistan has launched an online data portal with aggregated data on financial services and selected socioeconomic indicators for the country. The data is classified by segment—SME, Agriculture, Branchless Banking, Demographics—and also allows for detailed visualization by province, gender, age, etc., where available. Drawing on publicly available information from… Continue reading