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Specialised Financial and Promotional Institution Bole Sub CityAddis AbabaPO Box 10689
Data approved: 2011-12-23
Data version: 1
Age of data: 105 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established1997
Head of InstitutionMr Solomon W.Giorgis
Regions active
# Branches10

Total Portfolio (nat'l)ETB 50,807,161
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 2,761,258.75
Active clients with loans33,342
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients20% - 40%
Network affiliationsAEMFI
FundersTerrafina Microfinance, SOS Faim, CIDR, UNCDF

Loan Products » Summary

32,000 Borrowers
USD 2,608,695.65 Portfolio
Active Product
1,500 Borrowers
USD 130,434.78 Portfolio
Active Product
100 Borrowers
USD 10,869.57 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Group Loan ETB 100 - 30,000 12 - 30 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs
Individual Loan ETB 10,000 - 120,000 12 - 30 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Business Training
Youth Loan Product ETB 5,000 - 30,000 12 - 24 20% - 40% 80% - 100% Business Women, Men, Specific age group Group Mtgs, Business Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Group Loan 16.0%-24.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None 5.0%-10.0% upfront 28.3% - 30.2% 30.6% - 35.2% 47
Individual Loan 16.0%-20.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None 5.0%-10.0% upfront 29.4% - 30.9% 34.4% - 36% 45
Youth Loan Product 14.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None 5.0% upfront 25.8% - 25.9% 27.8% - 27.9% 50
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ASA-Ghana Head OfficeKaneshieAccra, Greater AccraP.O. Box MP 1834, Mamprobi
Data approved: 2013-03-09
Data version: 2
Age of data: 87 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (GHS)GHS 34,579,766
Portfolio (USD)USD 18,104,590
Active Clients with Loans70,077
Approximate % Female Clients80% - 100%
Approximate % Urban Clients80% - 100%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
Designed for petty traders.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business training
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 institution4
# Regions for this product4
Regions ActiveGreater Accra Region, Central Region, Western Region, Ashanti Region

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeGHS 300
Maximum loan size1,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than GHS 1,000100%
GHS 1,000-5,0000
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 term12.0 months
Approx average10.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months90%
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months10%
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage100%
Average grace period0.5 months
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?Yes
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionRegistration Fee
% of loan amount - min0
% of loan amount - max0
OR, Fixed amount - min5
Fixed amount - max5
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionInsurance Fee
% 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?No
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited10.00%
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 paid6.00%
Maximum interest rate paid6.00%
Interest payment frequencyAnnually
Are taxes charged on this product?No
Additional Comments
Savings during periodic loan repayments are optional.

Full Pricing Data

Small Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3
Loan AmountGHS 300GHS 600GHS 900
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2012-07-232013-01-282013-02-01
Loan Term (Months)7.0 months6.0 months5.8 months
Grace Period (Months)0.2 months0.2 months0.2 months
Total Cost of CreditGHS 62GHS 119GHS 176
True Price by Comp     
Interest price component58.2%63.1%66.4%
Fee Component6.0%3.2%2.3%
Insurance Component3.7%4.0%4.2%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component13.6%14.0%14.6%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)81.5%84.3%87.5%
Transparency Index444341
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDF
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