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Expanding Education Opportunities for Underprivileged Youth in Pakistan

Hundreds of underprivileged youth in Lahore, Pakistan now have access to books, education opportunities and an advocate working to bring their voices into the mainstream. Thanks to his community service experience as a Global UGRAD – Pakistan stu

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Senior Project Manager: Inveneo, the parent company of this very ICTworks site, is looking for a hands-on Senior Project Manager with deep experience in implementing computing and wireless networki

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Reduces Provision Requirements for Microfinance Loans

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has withdrawn general provision requirements for loans extended by microfinance banks (MFB) that are secured against collateral.

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund Invests in Jinnah Welfare Society Through Newly-Launched Equity Fund for Microfinance Institutions Aimed at Attracting Commercial Funding For Rural Expansion

The nonprofit Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) reportedly has established an equity fund to invest in microfinance institutions (MFIs) in an effort to facilitate access to commercial financing, with the ultimate goal of increasing growth and facilitating expansion into rural areas.

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Orascom’s Mobilink Receives Approval to Offer Mobile Microfinance Banking in Pakistan

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Pakistan’s central banking authority, has reportedly granted approval to Orascom, an international telecommunications company headquartered in Cairo, Egypt, to initiate a mobile microfinance banking service in Pakistan. Mobilink, a subsidiary of Orascom, serves about 31 million subscribers throughout Pakistan.

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