The State Bank of Pakistan as a Central Bank, is very active and involved in microfinance, provides direct on lending to microfinance providers while also assuming the traditional functions of financial regulator.
Over a billion poor people lack access to essential financial services. The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), is a consortium of 28 public and private development agencies working together to expand access to financial services for the poor, referred to as microfinance.
The Small Enterprise Education and Promotion (SEEP) Network is a membership association of over 50 North American organizations that support micro and small enterprise development programs around the world.
The global information exchange for the microfinance industry – The MIX Market strives to facilitate exchange and investments flows, promote transparency and improve reporting standards in the microfinance industry.
The Microfinance Gateway is the most comprehensive online resource for the microfinance industry. It includes research and publications, specialized resource centers, organization and consultant profiles, and the latest news, events, and job opportunities in microfinance
A programme to provide researchers within public and private universities in Pakistan and non-profit research and development organizations with access to international scholarly literature based on electronic (online) delivery, providing access to high quality, peer-reviewed journals, databases and articles across a wide range of disciplines.
The Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN) is a network of organizations engaged in microfinance and dedicated to improving the outreach and sustainability of microfinance services in Pakistan.