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 […]

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), […]

Introduction To Islamic Microfinance 

 INTRODUCTION TO  ISLAMIC MICROFINANCE   Mohammed Obaidullah   IBF NET: THE ISLAMIC BUSINESS AND FINANCE NETWORK © 2008 All Rights Reserved International Institute of Islamic Business and Finance IBF Education and Charitable Trust Web: http://www.iiibf.org     Title of the Book: Introduction to Islamic Microfinance   Author: Mohammed Obaidullah   ISBN: 978-81-905822-2-3   Published by: IBF […]

Efficiency Analysis Of Conventional vs. Islamic Microfinance: An Appraisal For Sustainability In Pakistan

Efficiency Analysis of Conventional vs. Islamic Microfinance: An Appraisal for Sustainability in Pakistan Hafiz Zahid Mahmood[1], Roheel Khan[2], Bilal Mehmood[3], Muhammad Khan[4]   Abstract Microfinance has emerged as an impressive tool for poverty alleviation in global developing economies of all of the continents. Critiques have questioned some of the features of conventional system of microfinance […]

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