29229-013: Microfinance Sector Development Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will support the development of sustainable rural microfinance services through commercial banks and credit unions to finance viable farm and nonfarm economic activities and investments in household improvements, education, and health. About eighty percent of the subloans financed by the Project will be to people living below the poverty line, and approximately 36 percent of the subborrowers will be women. To accomplish this, the Project will provide a revolving line of credit ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 29229-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1805
Approval Date 13 Dec 2000
Sector Finance
Subsector Microfinance
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ashok Sharma
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Pakistan Poverty Alleviaiton Fund

Last PDS Update
16 Oct 2007