Pakistan : Expanding Access to Credit for Women

Nonsovereign Project | 52124-002

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Doukidis, Doukas
    Private Sector Operations Department
    Request for information
  • Approval Date
    5 July 2022
  • Country/Economy

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Project Name Expanding Access to Credit for Women
Project Number 52124-002
Borrower / Company Kashf Foundation (KF)
Country / Economy Pakistan
Type or Modality of Assistance
CF104 B-Loan Other USD 3.33 million Approved
Operational Priorities OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
Sector / Subsector

Finance /

Gender Gender equity theme
Responsible ADB Department Private Sector Operations Department
Responsible ADB Division Portfolio Management Division, PSOD
Responsible ADB Officer Doukidis, Doukas
Project Sponsor(s)
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed project specifically supports the following key operational priorities of ADB's Strategy 203019: (i) addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities; (ii) promoting rural development; and (iii) accelerating progress in gender equality through the GAP. The proposed loan contributes to financial sector development by supporting the growth of an MFI, with microfinance being an important component of the financial sector in Pakistan.
Safeguard Categories
Environment FI-C
Involuntary Resettlement FI
Indigenous Peoples FI
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation
Concept Clearance -
Credit Committee Meeting -
Approval 05 Jul 2022
PDS Creation Date 06 Jul 2022
Last PDS Update 06 Jul 2022

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