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Institution

Dire Microfinance Head OfficeDire DawaPO Box 2859
Data approved: 2011-12-23
Data version: 1
Age of data: 100 months

Institution

Innovative Finance The Ghana Tours Building, C122/2 Farrar AvenueAdabrakaAccra, Greater AccraP.O. Box CT 153
Data approved: 2013-03-20
Data version: 2
Age of data: 82 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established1996
Head of InstitutionSentayehu Ketema
Regions active
# Branches9

Total Portfolio (nat'l)ETB 17,886,789
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 972,108.10
Active clients with loans5,015
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients80% - 100%
Network affiliationsAEMFI, MAIN
Funders

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.myinnovativefinance.com/
Year established1999
Head of InstitutionSheila Azuntaba
Regions activeGreater Accra Region, Northern Region
# Branches2

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 698,000
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 354,314.72
Active clients with loans2,756
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsGhana Cooperative of Susu Collectors Association, ASSFIN
Funders

Loan Products » Summary

317 Borrowers
USD 88,673.91 Portfolio
Active Product
4,437 Borrowers
USD 534,575 Portfolio
Active Product
187 Borrowers
USD 152,923.91 Portfolio
Active Product
38 Borrowers
USD 52,092.39 Portfolio
Low Volume Product
Note: MFTransparency presents full data for active products with over 50 borrowers. Basic data is shown for lower volume products

Loan Products » Summary

231 Borrowers
USD 39,593.91 Portfolio
Active Product
275 Borrowers
USD 27,918.78 Portfolio
Active Product
2,250 Borrowers
USD 286,802.03 Portfolio
Active Product
Retired Product
Retired Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Consumption Loan ETB 2,000 - 10,000 12 - 24 20% - 40% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Group Loan ETB 2,500 - 10,000 1 - 12 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Individual Loan ETB 2,500 - 80,000 12 - 36 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Individual Small Enterprise Loan GHS 2,000 - 10,000 6 - 18 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Business, Consumer, Education Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker, Must be Innovative Finance client for at least a year Credit Educ, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Susu Loan GHS 200 - 1,500 3 - 8 60% - 80% 60% - 80% Business, Education, Other Women, Men, Have business, Specific age group, Must contribute daily savings prior to receiving loan. Must have guarantor., Must have been working for the past 2-3 years Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training
Group Loan GHS 300 - 800 4 - 5 100% 20% - 40% Business Women Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Consumption Loan 10.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 18.1% - 22.1% 18.1% - 22.1% 51
Group Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 24.2% - 24.5% 24.2% - 24.5% 47
Individual Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 21.2% - 24.3% 21.2% - 24.3% 51

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Individual Small Enterprise Loan 60.00%-84.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 30.00% upfront 105.8% - 121.6% 194% - 216.6% 29
Susu Loan 60.00%-84.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 30.00% upfront 99.5% - 131.9% 166.9% - 235.4% 28
Group Loan 42.00%-60.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00%-15.00% upfront 118.2% - 119.5% 143.7% - 154.4% 28

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Consumption Loan 10.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 18.1% - 22.1% 18.1% - 22.1% 51
Group Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 24.2% - 24.5% 24.2% - 24.5% 47
Individual Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 21.2% - 24.3% 21.2% - 24.3% 51

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Individual Small Enterprise Loan 60.00%-84.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 30.00% upfront 105.8% - 121.6% 194% - 216.6% 29
Susu Loan 60.00%-84.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 30.00% upfront 99.5% - 131.9% 166.9% - 235.4% 28
Group Loan 42.00%-60.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00%-15.00% upfront 118.2% - 119.5% 143.7% - 154.4% 28
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