Commercial Verses Cooperative Microfinance Program: An Investigation of Efficiency, Performance and Sustainability

Commercial Verses Cooperative Microfinance Program: An Investigation of Efficiency, Performance and Sustainability Zahoor Khan[1], AsmatUllah[2], Khyber[3]   Abstract The present study has been carried out to compare the performance, efficiency and sustainability of Islamic and conventional micro finance programs. Islamic and a conventional microfinance organizations namely AKHUWAT (Islamic Microfinance organization) & Sarhad Rural Support Program […]

Integration Of Waqf And Islamic Microfinance For Poverty Reduction: Case Of Pakistan

IRTI Working Paper 1436-05 Title: Integration of Waqf and Islamic Microfinance for Poverty Reduction: Case of Pakistan Author(s): Nasim Shah Shirazi, Mohammed Obaidullah, Mohamed Aslam Haneef             Abstract   Pakistan has been facing a high incidence of poverty. Despite its persistent efforts to make a dent on poverty, the country never witnessed a […]

Islamic Microcredit And Poverty Alleviation In The Muslim World: Prospects And Challenges

Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 5(9): 620-626, 2011 ISSN 1991-8178   Islamic Microcredit And Poverty Alleviation In The Muslim World: Prospects And Challenges   1Murtada Mirghani, 2Mubarak Mohammed, 3Abul Bashar Bhuiyan and 4Chamhuri Siwar   1DBA candidate, University Utara Malaysia (UUM), 7- 13th floor-block17-Sri Mahligai Condo-Sec 940100-Shah Alam-Drul Ehsan Selangor state-Malaysia. 2Deputy Dean […]

Asset-Based Finance For Microenterprises In Pakistan

STUDY SUMMARY Asset-based Finance for Microenterprises in Pakistan Lack of access to finance constrains small business growth—a problem that is exacerbated for Muslim business-owners, many of whom do not take out traditional loans for religious reasons. Innovations for Poverty Action is supporting research in Pakistan on a lease-based product that features more flexible repayment schedules, allows […]

Integrating Social Finance Into Agricultural Banking: The Case Study Of Malaysia And Pakistan

Integrating Social Finance Into Agricultural Banking: The Case Study Of Malaysia And Pakistan Mohamed Fairooz Abdul Khir [1] Nur Sakinah Nabilah Nor Saeran [2]   Abstract Agriculture continues to be a fundamental sector that necessitates sustainable development towards poverty reduction. However, the current financial services and facilities offered by the existing Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) […]

Transforming Lives Through Empathy, Compassion, Societal Well Being And Management Best Practices Case Of Akhuwat, Pakistan

Running Head: TRANFORMING LIVES: AKHUWAT CASE       Transforming Lives Through Empathy, Compassion, Societal Well Being And Management Best Practices Case Of Akhuwat, Pakistan Aamir A. Chaudhry, Khadijah S. Khan and Atif Hassan University of Management and Technology (UMT), Pakistan Irfan Amir University of South Asia (USA), Pakistan             […]

Role Of Microfinance Institutions In Women Empowerment: A Case Study Of Akhuwat, Pakistan

South Asian Studies A Research Journal of South Asian Studies Vol. 30, No.1, January – June 2015, pp. 107 – 125.     Role       of       Microfinance       Institutions       in       Women  Empowerment: A Case Study of Akhuwat, Pakistan Huma Rehman University of the Punjab, Lahore. Amani Moazzam University of the Punjab, Lahore. Nighat […]

Islamic Finance And The Role Of Qard-Al-Hassan (Benevolent Loans) In Enhancing Inclusion: A Case Study Of Akhuwat

Islamic Finance And The Role Of Qard-Al-Hassan (Benevolent Loans) In Enhancing Inclusion: A Case Study Of Akhuwat Zamir Iqbal[1], Bushra Shafiq2 1World Bank 2State Bank of Pakistan1 Abstract: In contrast to conventional approach to social finance Islamic economic system is an integrated approach towards improving overall well-being of the society though this does not disallow […]

Micro Finance To Islamic Micro Finance: Akhuwat Model

 Micro Finance To Islamic Micro Finance: Akhuwat Model   Usman Khurshid a , Khalid Zamanb IIUM, Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, Malaysia.  COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan Abstract   Over the past few decades, micro financing has emerged as one of the most powerful tool for the poverty alleviation from the under […]

Analysis Of Interest Free Micro Credit Scheme Of Akhuwat In District Mansehra, Kpk: Implication For Poverty Reduction And Rural Development In Pakistan

Glob. Innov. Agric. Soc. Sci., 2014, 2(4): 190-194. ISSN (Online): 2311-3839; ISSN (Print): 2312-5225  DOI: 10.17957/JGIASS/2.4.518 http://www.jgiass.com Analysis Of Interest Free Micro Credit Scheme Of Akhuwat In District Mansehra, Kpk: Implication For Poverty Reduction And Rural Development In Pakistan   Muhammad Rafay Muzamil1,*, Tanvir Ali1, Babar Shahbaz1, Safder Abbas1, Mobushir Iqbal2 and Abid Q suleri3 […]

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