Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation

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Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation
Formation1990
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsitePalli Karma Sahayak Foundation

Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation or PKSF is a financial institution founded by the Government of Bangladesh to finance rural development and provide training and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2] Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad is the Chairman of Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation.[3] It is the umbrella body for micro credit in Bangladesh.[4]

History[edit]

Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation was established on 1990 by the government of Bangladesh.[1] The organisation provides loan to Non-governmental organization that provide micro-credit services.[5] The foundation Nawab Ali Chowdhury National Award in 2012 for poverty alleviation.[6] The foundation as of 2017 has 8 million micro borrowers.[7] The foundation is the largest agency for development in rural Bangladesh.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "FAQs - PKSF". PKSF. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Strengthen bargaining skills to profit from global carbon trading: experts". The Daily Star. 20 January 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
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  4. ^ "Citi Foundation launches micro entrepreneurship awards". The Daily Star. 5 November 2009. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  5. ^ Ahmed, Salehuddin. "Non Government Organisation". en.banglapedia.org. Banglapedia. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  6. ^ "8 personalities, organisations to get Nawab Ali Chy award". The Daily Star. 21 April 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Citi celebrates successes of small businesses". The Daily Star. 16 April 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Bangladesh vulnerable to climate change as coastal residents are getting displaced". The Hans India. Retrieved 23 April 2017.