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Advans Pakistan Microfinance Bank (Advans Pakistan MFB) is the 6th Greenfield of the Advans group. Advans Pakistan MFBL was incorporated as a public limited company under the Companies Ordinance, 1984, on 17 April 2012 and was granted a license by the State Bank of Pakistan on 28 June 2012 to operate as microfinance bank in the province of Sindh. The bank's aim is to provide microfinance banking and related services to the poor and underserved segment of the society as envisaged under the Microfinance Institutions Ordinance, 2001.

As a registered microfinance bank, Advans Pakistan MFBL offers a full range of financial services to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs): Loans to MSMEs range from from PKR 10,000 to PKR 500,000 and current and savings accounts for both individuals and MSMEs are also available. Advans also offers loans to individuals through its Gold Loan product.

Apna Microfinance Bank managed by Group of highly experienced bankers committed and specialized in providing financial services to less privileged / marginal poor including economic empowerment of WOMEN & micro-entrepreneurs in the Agri and Micro enterprises in rural areas of Pakistan. It is a private commercial Microfinance bank, currently licensed by the State Bank of Pakistan under the Microfinance Ordinance 2001 to operate its operations nation-wide.

AMFB aim is to create and perpetuate a culture of balanced approach for the development of market related competitive and innovative financial services. Introducing a culture of innovation and excellence with a view to find the acceptable solutions to real and conceived impediments for promoting a true micro financial regime.

FINCA Pakistan, part of a global FINCA network, is a forward-looking bank that operates in 108 cities across Pakistan. FINCA MFB provide state-of-the-art deposit and payment solutions including micro-credit facilities aimed at improving livelihoods in the country.

FINCA Microfinance Bank Ltd is a licensed deposit-taking microfinance bank regulated by the State Bank of Pakistan. FINCA Microfinance Bank Ltd offers ATM facility and access to over 12,000 ATMs nationwide through 1Link, IBFT facility to transfer funds among FINCA account holders and to any other 1Link member bank accounts, online banking, instant SMS alerts on every transaction, personalized cheque book, world class customer services and much more…

Founded in the year 2000, Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited (formerly known as Khushhalibank Limited) was a part of the Government of Islamic Republic of Pakistan's Poverty Reduction Strategy and its Microfinance Sector Development Program (MSDP). MSDP was developed with the facilitation of Asian Development Bank (ADB). With its headquarters based in Islamabad, Khushhali Microfinance Bank (KMBL) operates under the supervision of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). The mandate remains to retail microfinance services and to act as a catalyst in stabilizing the country's newly formed microfinance sector.

Mobilink Microfinance Bank Limited (MMBL) is Pakistan's largest digital bank with over 15 million mobile wallets. Backed by Global Telecom - VEON Co., MMBL started operations in April 2012 and launched branch-less banking operations under the brand name JAZZCASH in partnership with Pakistan's largest telecom operator JAZZ in Nov 2012.

Being a hybrid model that combines traditional micro finance with mobile / digital banking technologies, the bank now operates with 61 branches, 1,000 employees, a network of over 70,000 branch-less banking agents (growing) and a USSD (GSM) based digital channel in the country offering savings, micro enterprise (MSME) loans, small housing loans, remittances, collection (of utility bills and loan installments), mobile wallets, insurance, G2P, B2B & B2P payments and thus playing a leading role in promotion of financial inclusion.

NRSP Microfinance Bank Ltd. is one of the leading microfinance banks in Pakistan. It commenced its operations in March 2011 with a strong social mission to provide financial services to poor and marginalized clients including small and landless farmers. The Bank also offers quality banking services to its valued clients including Government and private institutions.

NRSP Bank adheres to internationally recognized Corporate Governance and prudent banking practices. This has enabled the Bank to double its equity within 5 years. As part of offering innovative products and services, the Bank is also privileged to be the 1st regulated provider of Islamic microfinance services in Pakistan.

Pak Oman Microfinance Bank, inaugurated on May 21, 2006, in Pakistan on a nationwide basis, has been jointly sponsored by the Sultanate of Oman and the Pak Oman Investment Company. The bank is offering a range of micro credit and micro savings products and services and aspires to become an engine of job creation to the under privileged segments of our society.

Pak Oman Microfinance Bank Limited is a nationwide microfinance Bank with a paid-up capital of Rs. 500 million. Sponsors are Govt. Of Sultanate of Oman with shareholding of 67% and Pak Oman Investment company (a joint venture between Govt. Of Pakistan and Sultanate of Oman) with 33% shareholding.

 

Sindh Microfinance Bank (SMFB) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sindh Bank. SMFB got the NOC from State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and was incorporated with Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on March 27, 2015 under Section 32 of the Companies Ordinance 1984 (XL VII of 1984). The bank has an initial paid-up capital of Rs. 750 million.

Sindh Microfinance Bank will focus on serving the under-privileged segment of society by introducing products easily accessible to those who are not able to avail banking services of conventional financial institutions. With the vision to empower women, SMFB will establish Service Centers providing credit facilities exclusively to women.

Telenor Microfinance Bank Limited, is the first scheduled microfinance bank in Pakistan. TMFB have a distribution network of 75000 agents and 176 branches nationwide. Telenor Microfinance Bank provides micro?finance and related financial services to the less privileged and unbanked segment of the society, with an aim to contribute towards poverty eradication under the Microfinance Institution ordinance, 2001.

In 2009, TMFB launched Pakistan's first mobile banking platform, Easypaisa, which now has the largest nationwide footprint. Since then, TMFB have embarked on an extraordinary journey of innovation to achieve financial empowerment for the masses on an individual level. With Easypaisa, the common man now has access to an easy and convenient avenue for all his financial needs.

The First MicroFinanceBank Ltd, Pakistan (FMFB-P) was established in 2002 as a nation-wide microfinance bank, licensed by the State Bank of Pakistan. FMFB-P was created through a structured transformation of the credit and savings section of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme’s (AKRSP), an integrated development programme to pioneer the microfinance sector in the country since 1982 in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral.

FMFB-P was established with the mission to respond to poverty and contributes to the social and economic well-being of society by providing opportunities to thousands of under-privileged households. Through targeted financial and multi-sectoral products and services based on the evolving needs of the poor, FMFB-P enables its clients to strengthen their entrepreneurial base and build financial, physical and human capital to secure their future

U Microfinance Bank Ltd. (U Bank) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) – Etisalat Company. The bank has a network of 132 touch points, across 70 cities and rural areas in Pakistan and offers a wide range of microfinance loans, deposit products, and branchless banking solutions. U Bank’s branchless banking offers services under the banner of U Paisa in collaboration with Ufone (Pak Telecom Mobile Limited). The service is offered at nearly 45,000 agent locations across Pakistan.

U Microfinance Bank firmly believe that access to microfinance services contribute significantly towards building a more inclusive society leading to bringing the underserved population into banking net as well as help document the informal economy. The product portfolio is designed to continuously create livelihoods for the underserved population of Pakistan and bring betterment to their lives.