Coronavirus Presents Islamic Fintech with Opportunities and Challenges – Bashar Al-Natoor

Social distancing, resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, is likely to be the catalyst for Islamic banks…

Shariah-compliant business: SBP issues guidelines for DFIs

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) issued guidelines for Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) to undertake Shariah…

Investors scramble for Nigeria’s Islamic bond, defy religious criticism and bid $2b

Nigeria’s third Sukuk bond has fetched $2.1 billion, an oversubscription of the targeted $533 million offered…

Small loans can help farmers … but can also increase wealth gap

PROVIDING small loans to farmers in developing countries who are already struggling with the impact of climate…

Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), SCIEF Launch $30k Changemakers Competition for Shariah-compliant Fintech, Microfinance, “Creative Economy”

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), a multilateral development finance institution based in Saudi Arabia, recently partnered…

Funding Sources for Islamic Microfinance Institutions

By: Muhammad Zubair Mughal There are more than 500 Islamic Microfinance instructions working in 44 countries…

Financial Inclusion through Islamic Microfinance for Economic Growth

“An Exclusive Interview with Roshaneh Zafar- Founder and Managing Director, Kashf  Foundation “ Brief description of you…

SPECIAL REPORT: Saving(s) Microfinance in a Pandemic – and Beyond

Bank in the distant pre-pandemic memory, e-MFP launched the European Microfinance Award (EMA) 2020 on Encouraging Effective & Inclusive…

Pakistan unlikely to avail $4.5bn Islamic Trade Finance Corporation facility

Pakistan and the ITFC on Monday signed about $400 million worth of two facilities to finance…

Driving Financial Inclusion through Micro-insurance Including Takaful

To find new ways of bringing more Nigerians under insurance cover, increase patronage and improve the…