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Benefits of trust circles in microfinance

Benefits of trust circles in microfinance

The recent shift in the dynamics and competitive nature of microfinance industry has made many users especially females sceptical about the objectives and services provided by the institutes. However, given the client-centred nature of the industry, the management for microfinance …

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Year – End Review (Facts & Figures)

Pakistan Super League & Franchising (Facts & Figures)

Share In GDP (As percent of GDP(mp)) Sectors 2003-04 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Total Consumption 82.6 91.8 90.7 91.3 93.2 94.2 94.8 Private Consumption Expenditure 74.9 81.0 79.8 80.0 81.9 82.5 82.1 General Government Expenditure 7.8 10.8 11.0 …

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Microfinance: for women, delivered by women

Microfinance- for women, delivered by women

Gender is crucial in banking since a typical microfinance client is a woman from a rural household. Detailed research on microfinance has discussed the claim that microfinance shows inclination towards female entrepreneurship and empowerment. However, there has been very limited …

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The unsung heroes of microfinance

The unsung heroes of microfinance

‘By now we have travelled approximately 12 kilometres from the local branch of one of the Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) in the area of Kot Addu, Muzzaffargarh. Out of those 12, we were on the main road for about 8 kilometres, …

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Microfinance and poverty reduction nexus: a reality

Microfinance and poverty reduction nexus: a reality

Poverty is a multi-faceted fabric which involves economic, social, cultural and psychological dimensions. It is a worldwide phenomenon whose consequences are dehumanizing, devastating and traumatic. In the light of this, and recognizing the importance of the devastating effect of poverty …

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Microfinancing for better future

Microfinancing for better future

The 2018 Economic Survey revealed that in Pakistan the percentage of people living below the poverty line has fallen over the decade but still stands worryingly at 24.3% in 2015-16. The adverse economic and social effects of poverty are well-researched …

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Poverty menace: still a long way to go

Poverty menace: still a long way to go

The nature of poverty is complex, and its causes are diverse. It is characterized by a lack of access to essential goods, services, assets, and opportunities to which every human being is entitled. There should not be any hunger, everyone …

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CSR at the core of organizations in Pakistan

CSR at the core of organizations in Pakistan

National Bank Of Pakistan National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) is one of the largest commercial banks of Pakistan and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an integral part of NBP’s corporate policy. It has institutionalized by creating a separate division and …

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