Yunus cites a World Bank study by Shahid Khondkar showing that microcredit programs operating in Bangladesh over a long period have produced a greater impact on extreme poverty than on moderate poverty: Khondkar, "Expanding Microcredit Outreach to Reach the Millennium Development Goal--Some Issues for Attention," from the PKSF
International Seminar, Dhaka, 2003.
The MSF workers also protested outside the Peshawar Press Club and burnet tires They demanded immediate arrest of the culprits and shouted slogans against PKSF
and Awami National Party (ANP).
At City police station lock-up, the arrested activists of PKSF
strongly condemned their arrest.
Additionally, it will allow for faster scale-up while also serving a diversified set of institutions, since ASA has already been offering a sanitation loan product for over a year (and has disbursed more than 23,000 loans), while the MFIs partnering with PKSF
will need to first develop and test the sanitation loan product.
Chairman Kazi Kholikuzzaman chaired the workshop.
This component will finance technical assistance to: (a) establish a PMU within PKSF
to manage the project and monitor the implementation of sub-projects.