Welcome to Akhuwat

World’s largest interest free micro-finance organization.

Akhuwat Vision

A Poverty-Free Society built on the principles of compassion and equity.

Akhuwat Mission

To alleviate poverty by empowering socially and economically marginalized segments of the society through interest-free microfinance and education.

DR. Amjad Saqib

Chairman & Founder of Akhuwat

Our Projects

Interest-Free Micro finance

Akhuwat Islamic microfinance (AIM) A company set up under “Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance 1984” with the objective of providing interest-free micro-finance to impoverished underprivileged.

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Education

Most of our efforts pertaining to this program involve studying new approaches and developing innovative ways to implement them. We evaluate our success in this field by gathering qualitative and quantitative data.

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Clothes Bank

Akhuwat is a non-governmental organization, compassionately working on improving the lives of the underprivileged; those who are financially abused, abandoned and disregarded by the society.

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Khwajasira Support Program

The stigma attached with the Third Gender, or the Khwajasiras, is so prevalent in our society that it has stifled all efforts taken towards creating support structures for them.

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Health Clinic

Akhuwat Health Services cater to the health needs of the deprived and destitute. We have developed a network of low priced medical services by collaborating with different hospitals.

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Cornea Bank

It is estimated that about 2 Million people in Pakistan are suffering from Cornea blindness. These people are not just oscillating between helplessness and extreme financial vulnerability.

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Volunteers

8050

We are supported by a global network of volunteers dedicating their time to uplift the organization at a larger scale.

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Donors

90500

We are obliged to our valuable and honorable donors located worldwide for their steady contribution.

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Beneficiaries

3385262

3.3 million direct beneficent families are indirectly supporting millions families through Akhuwat.

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Testimonial

Piotr KorynskiProgramme Director - Open Society Institute (OSI) USA

I was impressed by Akhuwat’s Islamic microfinance project. It is very innovative & addresses several important issues in current microfinance ...

Agha Ali JawadGeneral Manager - National Rural Support Programme (NRSP)

Very impressive. The programme is being implemented with missionary spirit.

Thomas KrincILO Consultant

A highly competent Institution with a most impressive design and operation.

Mahmood MirzaAdvocate, Journalist, Writer

I do not know how to praise.

Ms. Leslie BarcusPresident - Microfinance Management Institute, Washington DC

Akhuwat inspires in its entrepreneurial methodology of micro-credit delivery. The organization commendably demonstrates the simultaneous achievement of community based participation, ...

Gaama Hishigsuren, PhDDirector Research and Development - Institute for Development Evaluation Assistance and Solutions, Georgia, USA

Akhuwat is one of the most innovative microfinance models. It is most cost effective because of the creative use of ...

Professor M. S. SriramIndian Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmadabad, India

I think Akhuwat’s use of the mosque as a place to do socially relevant activities seems to be very innovative. ...

Professor R. SrinivasanProfessor Finance & Control Area & Chairperson - Microfinance Group, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore India.

What impressed me was that Akhuwat combined microfinance best practices with the deeply rooted cultural value that encourages people to ...