Simi Kamal, Senior Group Head, PPAF
hoped that this partnership will be helpful for achieving the indicators and particular development goals for poverty .
Secretary BISP, Omar Hamid Khan stated, 'We are glad to have this partnership with PPAF
The selection criteria for this year's event brought into focus women belonging to the under-privileged districts of Pakistan where PPAF
is supporting projects under the Government of Pakistan's Prime Minister's Interest-Free Loan Scheme, Programme for Poverty Reduction funded by the Government of Italy, the Livelihood Support and Promotion of Small Community Infrastructure Programme (LACIP) and Hydropower and Renewable Energy Programme funded by the KfW.
While receiving the awards the awardees shared their stories and appreciated PPAF
and its partner organizations for the enormous support in transforming their lives and making them believe in their strengths.
4 million individuals availed the PPAF
microcredit financing; 440,000 credit groups and 132,500 community organizations formed, 108,000 ultra and vulnerable poor households accepted productive assets, 111,000 individuals trained by managerial and entrepreneurial/skills training events, 36,300 water and infrastructure projects successfully completed; 2,000 health and education facilities supported; 282,000 interest free loans disbursed by PMIFL (Prime Minister Interest Free Loan) scheme, 26,000 individuals counting youth and women trained on enterprise development under Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) and facilitated in organizing their successful venture, and 30,800 persons with disabilities rehabilitated.
Wolfgang Moellers, Country Director, KfW said on the occasion that the inauguration showed good example of community work supported by PPAF
and NRSP, and other partners.
While the in-house sessions provided information on various components under which PPAF
carries out development projects for marginalized communities, the field exposure provided students with on ground experience and knowledge about challenges-and opportunities, encountered by PPAF
, its implementation partners and the communities themselves.
In the Senate, Clinton "beat back attacks on safe and legal abortion," PPAF
said, and worked "to ensure low-income women and those serving in the military had access to abortion"
The LRAF three time slots protocol showed low BER values, as compared to PPAF
two time slots and three time slots protocols, with the increase in SNR values i.
Chief Executive Qazi Azmat Isa attributed the micro-insurance initiative to close collaboration between PPAF
There is a huge potential in the Gulf corporate sector and if PPAF
manages to convince them then it would go a long way in helping addressing poverty in Pakistan," he said.
Hina Rabbani Khar said that the government was well aware of the plight of the flood affectees and had engaged PPAF
to immediately carry out relief activities in Muzaffargarh and Kot Addu Tehsil.