Access to education is a fundamental right, yet financial constraints often hinder students from pursuing higher education. In Pakistan, several organizations have stepped up to provide interest-free loans to deserving students. This blog post will discuss these organizations and their processes.
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Kashf Foundation Interest Free Student Loan
The Kashf Foundation is a leading organization that offers interest-free student loans.
- Pakistani nationality
- Demonstrated financial need
- Belonging to a marginalized community
- National Identity Card
- Educational certificates
- Income proofs
- Proof of residence
- Loan amount can range from PKR 60,000 to PKR 300,000
- Repayment period subject to variation
- No penalty for late payment or default on the loan
- Processing time for the loan application can take up to two weeks
- Students who drop out or fail to complete their degree are still required to repay the loan amount
Kashf Foundation Address and Contact Details
Here are the contact details and address of the Kashf Foundation.
Kashf Foundation Application Centers
The Kashf Foundation has an extensive network of regional centers across Pakistan, making their services accessible to a vast demographic. Below are some of the addresses of their regional centers:
- Kohat House, Mohalla Sehri, Near Kala Pull Behind elementary college Street # 1 Muhalla Kund, Haripur Opposite Usman Marriage Hall Near NADRA Office
- Tehsil Road Haripur AL-Ibrar Plaza, GT road, Takkia Oghi, District Mansehra Opposite Sky International College Punjab Chowk Mansehra Main G.T Road, Opposite Cenna School & College
- Pabbi, Nowshera Tehsil Road, Sawl Colony
- Near Police Line, Faiz Rasool House Aslam Khan Kaly Sheikhanow Near Abdali Model School Takht Bhai, Mardan Gujar garhi road, 2nd floor
- Abu Salman plaza, Baghdada, Mardan Mohalla Rasheedabad, Street # 3, Opposite Oxford School
- Near Khadija Masjid & Faqeerabad police station, Peshawar, KPK Tehsil Road, Okara
- Opposite Model Police Station, Nowshera Kalan, KPK House #12-K, Street # 1 Latifaabad, Arifwala Muslim Town Shan Chowk, Opposite Kothi Hanjanranwala Vehari Street#2 Gulshan Colony, Burewala
For the full list of regional centers and their respective addresses, please visit the official Kashf Foundation website.
Other Organizations Offering Interest-Free Student Loans
Akhuwat Foundation is another organization providing interest-free loans to students. They aim to alleviate poverty by providing inclusive financial services, capacity building, and social guidance.
The Qarz-e-Hasna Scheme, launched by the Government of Pakistan, offers interest-free loans to students for their educational expenses.
Ihsan Trust provides interest-free student loans (Qarz-e-Hasna) to needy and deserving students seeking higher education within Pakistan.