KASHF Microfinance Bank
KASHF Microfinance Bank was launched in 2008 with the ambition to become the foremost microfinance bank in Pakistan. Given the political unrest in Pakistan, the circumstances under which the bank has to operate are challenging. KASHF Microfinance Bank has a very ambitious and experienced management team that aspires to further expand the bank's market position over the next few years with the aim of contributing to Pakistan's socio-economic development. Triodos-Doen and Triodos Fair Share Fund are among the founding shareholders of KASHF Microfinance Bank.
KEY INDICATORS KASHF Microfinance Bank at year-end 2012:
- number of loan clients: 24,546
- percentage female clients: 4%
- percentage rural clients: 0%
- average loan amount: EUR 367
- number of savings clients: 168,682
Whoever you are, and wherever you live in the world, you are likely to want permanent access to financial services. Microfinance banks play a crucial role providing access to finance to an increasing number of people living on low-incomes. We finance microfinance institutions because they help to build inclusive financial sectors, where the majority of people have access to financial services, leading to a sustainable basis for balanced social and economic development.