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Banco Fortaleza Sociedad Anónima Av. Arce No, 2799 esq. CorderoLa Paz, Bolivia
Data approved: 2013-09-23
Data version: 2
Age of data: 80 months
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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (BOB)BOB 97,492,666
Portfolio (USD)USD 14,443,357.93
Active Clients with Loans2,546
Approximate % Female Clients20% - 40%
Approximate % Urban Clients60% - 80%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Es un prestamo de libre disponibilidad
Loan Purpose
Any purposex
Income generation
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit education
Group meetings
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business training
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a business
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried workerx
Must be specific age group
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution6
# Regions for this product6
Regions ActiveChuquisaca , Cochabamba , La Paz , Oruro , Santa Cruz, Tarija

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeBOB 16,000
Maximum loan size600,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than BOB 10,0000
BOB 10,000-40,00030%
BOB 40,000-70,00050%
BOB 70,000-100,0005%
BOB 100,000-125,0005%
Greater than BOB 125,0005%
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term1.0 month
Longest loan term152.0 months
Approx average52.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months0
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months100%
Grace Period
Grace period usage0
Average grace period0
Repayment Frequency
Every 2 weeks
Every 4 weeks
Every 2 months
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Lowest quoted nominal interest1.42%
Highest quoted nominal interest2.29%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesCollateral
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodDecl Bal
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termNo
Upfront Fees
This product has no upfront fees
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
This product has no upfront insurance fees
Ongoing Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionSeguro de desgravamen
% of loan amount - min1.40%
% of loan amount - max1.46%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationLa comisión es 0.07% mensual que aplica al saldo del principal del préstamo pendiente.
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Compulsory Deposit
Required forNever
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?N/A
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?N/A
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount depositedN/A
or, Fixed-amount depositedN/A
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount depositedN/A
or, Fixed-amount depositedN/A
Conditions on access to depositN/A
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paidN/A
Maximum interest rate paidN/A
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

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Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5
Loan AmountBOB 21,000BOB 30,000BOB 42,000BOB 43,000BOB 55,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2013-09-182013-09-182014-01-082014-01-082014-01-08
Loan Term (Months)36.0 months36.0 months36.0 months36.0 months36.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditBOB 6,626.53BOB 14,820.68BOB 12,495.25BOB 16,734.28BOB 26,637.62
True Price by Comp         
Interest price component18.1%27.6%17.1%22.1%27.1%
Fee Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Insurance Component0.9%0.8%0.9%0.8%0.8%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)19.0%28.4%18.0%22.9%27.9%
Transparency Index100100100100100
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDFPDFPDF
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Lower Pra Rural Bank Limited ShamaWestern RegionPO Box SH 18
Data approved: 2011-12-07
Data version: 1
Age of data: 107 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeRurBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established1983
Head of InstitutionIsaac Kwamina Afful
Regions active
# Branches14

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 12,443,472
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 6,316,483.25
Active clients with loans34,056
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients80% - 100%
Network affiliationsGHAMFIN, ARB APEX

Loan Products » Summary

13,529 Borrowers
USD 2,093,440.10 Portfolio
Active Product
17,746 Borrowers
USD 3,895,317.77 Portfolio
Active Product
2,781 Borrowers
USD 327,725.89 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Micro Loan GHS 1,000 - 30,000 1 - 12 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins
Salary Loan GHS 500 - 11,000 1 - 60 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Business Women, Men Credit Ins
Susu Loan GHS 200 - 3,500 1 - 12 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Market trends

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Micro Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 25.00%- upfront 66.3% - 87.9% 104.2% - 146.4% 24
Salary Loan 28.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 47.4% - 63% 47.4% - 63% 48
Susu Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 25.00%- upfront 69.6% - 91.6% 115.7% - 154.1% 22
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