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Credi Fe Desarrollo Microempresarial S.A Francisco Robles 411 y 6 de DiciembreQuito, Pichincha28034
Data approved: 2011-11-01
Data version: 1
Age of data: 113 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established1999
Head of InstitutionPaul Alejandro Arias
Regions active
# Branches117

Total Portfolio (nat'l)USD 397,135,164
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 397,135,164
Active clients with loans106,185
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsAccion Internacional, Red Financiera Rural
FundersBanco Pichincha C.A

Loan Products » Summary

5,627 Borrowers
USD 20,387,951 Portfolio
Active Product
865 Borrowers
USD 4,964,256 Portfolio
Active Product
5,271 Borrowers
USD 58,261,946 Portfolio
Active Product
89,194 Borrowers
USD 296,425,310 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Consumo USD 300 - 10,000 2 - 24 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins
Credito Mejoramiento de Vivienda USD 1,000 - 20,000 3 - 60 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Housing Women, Men, Have home or land, Al menos 6 meses de relacion de crédito con la institución Credit Ins
Credito para Activo Fijo USD 500 - 20,000 3 - 36 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Housing, Compra de terrenos destinados al negocio, Compra/arreglo locales comerciales Women, Men, Have business, Al menos 24 meses de experiencia en su actividad Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits
Credito para Capital de Trabajo USD 300 - 20,000 2 - 24 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Business, Housing Women, Men, Have business, Llevar sus negocios en condiciones de informalidad pero con un local fijo, Nacional o extranjero residente al menos dos años Credit Ins

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Consumo 24.5%-26.9% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 22.9% - 26.8% 23.5% - 27.5% 98
Credito Mejoramiento de Vivienda 10.9%-26.9% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 2 Ins None N/A 10.8% - 27.3% 11.4% - 27.9% 67
Credito para Activo Fijo 22.5%-26.9% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 22.4% - 26.8% 23.1% - 27.4% 92
Credito para Capital de Trabajo 22.5%-26.9% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 22.4% - 26.8% 23.1% - 27.4% 92
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Five Talents Uganda Plot 351 C, Balintuma RoadNamirembeKampala, CentralPO Box 34653
Data approved: 2012-09-19
Data version: 2
Age of data: 87 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (UGX)UGX 686,626,135
Portfolio (USD)USD 274,650
Active Clients with Loans5,024
Approximate % Female Clients40% - 60%
Approximate % Urban Clients0% - 20%
Solidarity groupx
Village bankingx
Self help group
These are group loans given to members of between 5 to 25. Emphasis is on solidarity and group unity, and business training and spirituality.
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
OtherHolistic development 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 product3
Regions ActiveCentral, Northern, Western

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeUGX 250,000
Maximum loan size1,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than UGX 1,000,000100%
UGX 1,000,000-5,000,0000
UGX 5,000,000-7,500,0000
UGX 7,500,000-10,000,0000
UGX 10,000,000-13,000,0000
Greater than UGX 13,000,0000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term3.0 months
Longest loan term9.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months50%
Between 7 and 9 months50%
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
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 interest3.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest3.00%
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionLoan Commission
% of loan amount - min2.00%
% of loan amount - max2.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionAccident & Death Insurance
% of loan amount - min1.00%
% of loan amount - max2.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variation1% on loans < 6 months. 2% for loans > 6 months
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?No
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited25.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited0
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to depositFinal Pmt
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

Group Loans samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountUGX 100,000UGX 250,000UGX 300,000UGX 300,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2012-09-212012-08-092012-06-132012-08-09
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)1.0 month1.0 month1.0 month0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditUGX 21,000UGX 52,500UGX 63,000UGX 63,000
True Price by Comp       
Interest price component58.0%57.6%57.8%57.6%
Fee Component7.3%7.2%7.2%7.2%
Insurance Component3.7%3.6%3.7%3.6%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component42.5%42.6%42.6%42.6%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)111.5%111.0%111.3%111.0%
Transparency Index32323232
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDFPDF
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