Measuring The Performance And Achievement Of Microfinance Institutions Incorporating Subsidy Dependence Index And Outreach Index In Pakistan’s Case

Measuring The Performance And Achievement Of Microfinance Institutions Incorporating Subsidy Dependence Index And Outreach Index In Pakistan’s case [1]Hina Almas and [2]MuashirMukhtar Abstract Microfinance provides strength to boost the economic activities of low-income group people and thus contributes to the eradication of their poverty. Research has highlighted the role of microfinance institutions in reducing the […]

Interest Free Microfinance And Impact On Poverty Alleviation

Interest Free Microfinance And Impact On Poverty Alleviation Europe Economics is registered in England No.  3477100.  Registered offices at Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1QU. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information/material contained in this report, Europe Economics assumes no responsibility for and gives no guarantees, undertakings […]

The Social And Financial Performance Of Conventional And Islamic Microfinance Institutions In Pakistan

The Social and Financial Performance of Conventional and Islamic Microfinance Institutions in Pakistan Dr. Muhammad Farooq Zahoor Khan Abstract: The financing operations of conventional microfinance institutions are usually based on interest (Usury/Riba) which is strictly prohibited by the Shariah of Islam, therefore, some Islamic microfinance institutions were set up in Pakistan to provide micro credit […]

Towards A Sustainable Islamic Microfinance Model In Pakistan

MPRA Towards a Sustainable Islamic Microfinance Model in Pakistan Salman ahmed Shaikh National University of Malaysia May 2014 Online at https://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/68748/ MPRA Paper No. 68748, posted 11. January 2016 14:50 UTC Towards a Sustainable Islamic Microfinance Model in Pakistan Salman Ahmed Shaikh[1] Abstract According to SDPI estimates, poverty rate in Pakistan has roughly returned to the […]

Does Islamic Microfinance Go Beyond The Self-Employability? An Appraisal From Lahore, Pakistan

Abstract Unemployment is a syndrome which is a common feature of all developing nations. Masses are either unemployed or self-employed due to lack of opportunities and distorted public policies regarding employment generation in these countries. Microenterprises financing through microfinance institutions are playing a pivotal role in creating employment opportunities for their target households. This study […]

Islamic Microfinance And Household Welfare Nexus: Empirical Investigation From Pakistan

Department of Management Sciences WORKING PAPER SERIES Islamic Microfinance and Household Welfare Nexus:  Empirical Investigation from Pakistan Working Paper                Hafiz Zahid Mahmood 2016-04                             Kausar Abbas Mehreen Fatima Department of Management Sciences COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan DMS working papers are circulated for discussion and comments only. The views expressed in working […]

Islamic Microfinance Models And Their Viability In Pakistan

ISLAMIC MICROFINANCE MODELS AND THEIR VIABILITY IN PAKISTAN METHODOLOGY The following sources were used in writing this MicroNote: Literature Review Existing research on Islamic Microfinance was reviewed to determine the models     and their ideological base. Interviews Interviews of practitioners were undertaken to determine their concerns and     ideas. In addition, the Auqaf Board was also contacted […]

Akhuwat Of Lahore: Breaking The Rules

Akhuwat of Lahore: Breaking the rules MALCOLM HARPER This paper describes the operations of Akhuwat, a microfinance institution which offers shariah-compliant micro-financial services to clients in Lahore and elsewhere in Pakistan. The institution has been in business for ten years. It charges no interest or any other fees for its loans, and has reached about […]

Akhuwat Exploring New Horizons In Microfinance

Akhuwat – Exploring New Horizons in Microfinance CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 24th March, 2011 FORWARD It was 1998, when I first met Dr. Amjad Saqib, a young DMG officer, who had turned his back on pomp and authority and chosen the path of social mobilization of the rural poor, irrespective of caste or creed, to improve their […]

Islamic Micro-Finance And Poverty Alleviation: A Case Of Pakistan

Proceedings 2nd CBRC, Lahore, Pakistan November 14, 2009 Islamic Micro-Finance And Poverty Alleviation: A Case Of Pakistan Dr.Waheed Akhter Assistant Professor at Management Sciences Department, Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore, Pakistan. drwaheed@ciitlahore.edu.pk Dr. Nadeem Akhtar Assistant Professor at Management Sciences Department, Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore, Pakistan. Syed Khurram Ali Jaffri […]

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