39492-013: Improving Access to Financial Services (Phase I) Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The goal of the proposed Program is to assist the Government to reduce poverty, build an inclusive financial sector, and promote sustainable economic growth by using technology and applications to lower cost of delivery of financial services and to improve the efficiency of these services. The program's objective is to ensure access to sustainable institutional financial services for most poor and low-income households and their microenterprises at competitive prices. The program will support t... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 39492-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2291
Loan No. 2292
Approval Date 14 Dec 2006
Closing Date 27 Jun 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 320,000
Geographical Location Islamic Republic of Pakistan
Sector / Subsector Classification Finance
/ Finance Sector Development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

Results Delivered

Microfinance loan accounts opened / end borrowers reached (number) 1,732,879

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Julie Rogers
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Governance, Finance and Trade Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Mr. Muhammad Iqbal Hussain

PDS Creation Date
01 Mar 2006

Last PDS Update
22 May 2011

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