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  • Misery and microfinance

    JUST as 2016 was taking its first nascent breaths, news was released about the imminent establishment of the Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company...

    The structure of the proposed company is currently under study by Pakistan’s finance ministry, which has announced that the country’s microfinance needs are expected to increase significantly in the next several years...

  • Microfinance: cutting costs

    A microfinance ecosystem is evolving in Pakistan...

    “The study of microfinance data in the country shows that despite a greater quantum of lending by banks, non-banking financial institutions served the purpose of such lending more effectively because of better outreach, gender sensitivity and support structures put in place at the community level for better utilisation of acquired funds,” a member of the government economic advisory...

  • Microfinance promise

    MICROFINANCE during the last century was seen as a panacea for poverty alleviation, but since then there has been greater understanding of it as one among a variety of tools to facilitate development and positively impact the lives of the poor...

    Since 2000, the apex-lending body for the sector has been promoting microfinance and incorporating a number of lessons from the experiences of other countries to avoid the mistakes made by...

  • Microfinance: outreach and service quality

    THE MICROFINANCE sector is making its mark, but with penetration rate still low and distribution of micro credit uneven...

    5m, according to the latest stats of the Pakistan Microcredit Network (PMN), a platform of microfinance providers...

  • Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company launched

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC), a private-sector firm which aims to use public funding to invest commercially in people and businesses on lower incomes, was launched on Thursday by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar...

    Microfinance is central to Pakistan’s National Financial Inclusion Strategy, launched in May 2015...

  • ‘Microfinance key to tackling poverty’

    ISLAMABAD: Finance Adviser Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Wednesday said the government was committed to increasing production capacity of microfinance sector to grab maximum benefits out of minimum resources...

    Addressing a two-day microfinance conference here, the adviser said that stable economy was pivotal for promotion of the sector, which has been made possible due to timely and effective measures by the government...

  • Zimbabwe trade union marches to demand jobs

    HARARE: Around 200 hundred people from Zimbabwe’s main trade union on Saturday marched to government offices in Harare to demand that President Robert Mugabe fix the ailing economy and fulfil an election promise to create over 2 million jobs...

    Addressing the workers, ZCTU leader George Nkiwane said Mugabe’s ZANU-PF government must fulfil its election promise to create over 2m jobs because “we haven’t seen any single job that has been...

  • Forget merit, PML-N lawmakers to ‘oblige’ voters with jobs

    GUJRAT: PML-N lawmakers from Gujrat are being given a special quota in the hundreds of Grade 4 jobs in different departments of the district government allegedly at the behest of the provincial government...

    Official sources told Dawn that around 2,000 jobs Grade 1 to 4, which had already been advertised by health, education, agriculture and livestock departments, Tehsil Municipal Administration and the district council, would be...

  • China steel capacity reduction to cut 0.4m jobs

    MANILA: China’s plan to cut its steel production capacity by 100-150 million tonnes will lead to the loss of up to 400,000 jobs, the official Xin­hua news agency reported...

    China will raise funds to help workers should they lose their jobs when coal and steel firms close amid campaigns to cut overcapacity, according to Xinhua...

  • Auto vendors create 150,000 jobs this year

    KARACHI: Around 125,000-150,000 new jobs (direct and indirect) were created by 1,600 auto vending units during the last one year after opening of jobs at local auto assembling plants of cars, light and heavy commercial vehicles and two wheelers...

    Vice Chairman, Pakistan Association of Automobile Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM), Mehmood Alam Sherani, said for each job created at the vehicle assembling units, around 80 to...

  • Jobs and ‘jihad’

    Pakistan needs jobs and Saudi Arabia provides them; in exchange, it is not just the toiling bodies of young Pakistani men that are offered up to squeeze the oil from the kingdom’s largesse but also their minds...

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