Institution # Borrowers Portfolio (US$) Products Age of Data
Bank of Baku59,500123,214,0004126
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Association of Progressive Entrepreneurs in Development Head OfficeAccraP.O. Box CT 78 PMB
Data approved: 2013-02-15
Data version: 2
Age of data: 89 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (GHS)GHS 654,472.04
Portfolio (USD)USD 332,219.31
Active Clients with Loans3,045
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients0% - 20%
Solidarity groupx
Village bankingx
Self help group
Designed for small-to-medium sized farm enterprises for use in cultivation of agricultural and livestock products.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit education
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business trainingx
Other trainingx
OtherExtention Services
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age groupx
OtherMust be resident in community near branch for at least on year
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution10
# Regions for this product10
Regions ActiveGreater Accra Region, Central Region, Western Region, Eastern Region, Volta Region, Ashanti Region, Brong Ahafo Region, Northern Region, Upper East Region, Upper West Region

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeGHS 300
Maximum loan size7,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than GHS 1,00090%
GHS 1,000-5,00010%
GHS 5,000-7,5000
GHS 7,500-10,0000
GHS 10,000-13,0000
Greater than GHS 13,0000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term6.0 months
Longest loan term8.0 months
Approx average7.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months80%
Between 7 and 9 months20%
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage100%
Average grace period5.0 months
Repayment Frequency
Every 2 weeksx
Every 4 weeks
Every 2 months
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Lowest quoted nominal interest3.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest4.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesBranch
Interest rate period4 Weeks
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionProcessing FeeApplication and Pass Book Fee
% of loan amount - min3.00%0
% of loan amount - max3.00%0
OR, Fixed amount - min02
Fixed amount - max04
Reason for variationN/AFee varies based on geographic location of client.
Appears on Repayment Sched?NoNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionInsurance Fee
% of loan amount - min0.50%
% of loan amount - max0.50%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationIncludes life cover only. Do not cover clients above age 64.
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
CriteriaGHC 1000 or less loans deposit 15% and loans > GHS 1000 deposit 20%.
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?No
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?Yes
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited15.00% - 20.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited10.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to depositEnd Term
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid0
Maximum interest rate paid0
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Farmer Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5
Loan AmountGHS 300GHS 700GHS 1,350GHS 2,700GHS 6,200
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)44342
Disbursement Date2012-09-282012-08-272012-06-082012-09-282012-10-31
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months5.8 months5.6 months6.0 months5.9 months
Grace Period (Months)4.1 months3.9 months3.7 months4.1 months4.0 months
Total Cost of CreditGHS 67.50GHS 153.50GHS 293.25GHS 583.50GHS 1,522
True Price by Comp         
Interest price component36.2%37.6%41.2%36.2%44.7%
Fee Component9.0%7.9%8.1%6.9%7.2%
Insurance Component1.1%1.2%1.3%1.2%1.3%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component8.8%8.8%14.6%11.7%14.8%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)55.1%55.5%65.2%56.0%68.0%
Transparency Index7170607057
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