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CEPESIU Veintimilla E10-50 y Av. 12 de OctubreEdificio Quito 12 El Giron Torre W, PenthouseQuito, Pichincha
Data approved: 2010-11-22
Data version: 1
Age of data: 124 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website address
Year established1983
Head of InstitutionCecilia Padilla
Regions active
# Branches3

Total Portfolio (nat'l)USD 939,466.31
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 939,466.31
Active clients with loans2,011
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliations

Loan Products » Summary

166 Borrowers
USD 66,556.84 Portfolio
Active Product
176 Borrowers
USD 157,302.20 Portfolio
Active Product
1,612 Borrowers
USD 589,823 Portfolio
Active Product
57 Borrowers
USD 125,784.24 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Programa de Crédito Directo USD 500 - 1,500 4 - 8 20% - 40% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Have business, Asociacion debe haber firmado convenio con Cepesiu, Producto dirigido a produccion agricola de ciclo corto Tech Asst Visits
Programa de Crédito Individual (PCI) USD 500 - 3,000 6 - 18 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Business Women, Men, Have business, Buena calificacion en la Central de Riesgos, Negocios establecidos un año Tech Asst Visits
Programa Grupo Solidario USD 200 - 1,500 4 - 18 60% - 80% 60% - 80% Business Women, Men, Have business, Buena calificacion en central de riesgos., Negocio funcionando 1 año. Tech Asst Visits
Sociedad Popular de Inversión SPI USD 300 - 10,000 4 - 24 40% - 60% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Estructuras financieras locales autogestionadas de credito, Minimo 4 meses de funcionamiento Tech Asst Visits, Cepesiu brinda asistencia tecnica con recursos no reembolsables

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Programa de Crédito Directo 28.6% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 12.0% upfront 28.9% - 29% 32.9% 87
Programa de Crédito Individual (PCI) 28.6% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 12.0% upfront 15.2% - 19.8% 15.2% - 25.2% 100
Programa Grupo Solidario 28.6% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 12.0% upfront 19.8% - 24.8% 25.2% - 31.1% 97
Sociedad Popular de Inversión SPI 26.0% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 19% - 24.8% 19% - 24.8% 100
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Fanikiwa Microfinance Company Limited Head OfficeDar Es SalaamPO Box 8695
Data approved: 2013-03-13
Data version: 2
Age of data: 88 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (TZS)TZS 214,607,250
Portfolio (USD)USD 134,973.11
Active Clients with Loans121
Approximate % Female Clients40% - 60%
Approximate % Urban Clients40% - 60%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
The loan product is for individuals who have been clients of the MFI and who for a long time, have been beneficiarys of the group loan product. This loan product enables these individuals to access bigger loans as individuals from the MFI.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visitsx
Business trainingx
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age group
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution3
# Regions for this product5
Regions ActiveArusha, Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Tanga, Zanzibar Central/South

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeTZS 1,000,000
Maximum loan size10,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than TZS 350,0000
TZS 350,000-1,250,0000
TZS 1,250,000-2,000,00010%
TZS 2,000,000-3,000,00030%
TZS 3,000,000-4,000,00020%
Greater than TZS 4,000,00020%
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term6.0 months
Longest loan term24.0 months
Approx average12.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months0
Between 7 and 9 months20%
Between 10 and 12 months50%
Between 13 and 18 months20%
Longer than 18 months10%
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 interest2.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest2.00%
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionRegistration FeeApplication Fee
% of loan amount - min1.50%0
% of loan amount - max1.50%0
OR, Fixed amount - min010,000
Fixed amount - max010,000
Reason for variationN/AN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?YesNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLoan insurance fund
% of loan amount - min1.00%
% of loan amount - max1.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?Yes
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited15.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited0
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

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Personal Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5
Loan AmountTZS 1,000,000TZS 2,000,000TZS 3,000,000TZS 4,000,000TZS 5,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)11113
Disbursement Date2013-02-142013-02-142013-02-202013-01-302013-01-31
Loan Term (Months)9.0 months12.0 months12.0 months12.0 months18.0 months
Grace Period (Months)-0.1 months-0.1 months-0.1 months-0.2 months0.1 months
Total Cost of CreditTZS 215,000TZS 540,000TZS 805,000TZS 1,070,000TZS 1,935,000
True Price by Comp         
Interest price component41.0%41.2%41.2%43.0%40.4%
Fee Component6.5%4.0%3.7%3.7%2.4%
Insurance Component2.6%2.1%2.1%2.1%1.4%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component16.3%15.1%15.0%16.0%13.3%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)66.4%62.4%62.0%64.8%57.5%
Transparency Index3638393742
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDFPDFPDF
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