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Institution

Specialised Financial and Promotional Institution Bole Sub CityAddis AbabaPO Box 10689
Data approved: 2011-12-23
Data version: 1
Age of data: 95 months

Institution

Markaz Al Bishara Head OfficeGumani Child Care & Family Helper ProgramTamale, NorthernPO Box TL 1313
Data approved: 2013-04-16
Data version: 2
Age of data: 77 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

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://markazalbishara.wordpress.com/
Year established1996
Head of InstitutionRev. Johnson Asare
Regions activeNorthern Region
# Branches1

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 35,000
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 17,766.50
Active clients with loans145
Approximate % female clients100%
Approximate % urban clients100%
Network affiliationsChristian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC), GHAMFIN, ASSFIN, Credit Union Association (CUA)
FundersChristian Children's Fund of Canada (CCFC), Credit Union Association (CUA)

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 » Summary

145 Borrowers
USD 17,766.50 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 » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Petty Trading Loan GHS 100 - 300 6 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Business, Other Women, Have business Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Health Training (HIV/AIDS, etc.)

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

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Petty Trading Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 None N/A 50.5% 50.5% 59

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 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 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 Ins None 5.0% upfront 25.8% - 25.9% 27.8% - 27.9% 50

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Petty Trading Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 None N/A 50.5% 50.5% 59
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