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Association of Progressive Entrepreneurs in Development Head OfficeAccraP.O. Box CT 78 PMB
Data approved: 2013-02-15
Data version: 2
Age of data: 89 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (GHS)GHS 3,043,035.62
Portfolio (USD)USD 1,544,688.13
Active Clients with Loans10,729
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients20% - 40%
Solidarity groupx
Village bankingx
Self help group
Designed for small-to-medium sized businesses, to increase turnover and profitability.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit education
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business trainingx
Other trainingx
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age groupx
OtherMust be resident in community near branch for at least on year
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution10
# Regions for this product10
Regions ActiveGreater Accra Region, Central Region, Western Region, Eastern Region, Volta Region, Ashanti Region, Brong Ahafo Region, Northern Region, Upper East Region, Upper West Region

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeGHS 800
Maximum loan size8,500
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than GHS 1,00090%
GHS 1,000-5,00010%
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 term4.0 months
Longest loan term12.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months60%
Between 7 and 9 months30%
Between 10 and 12 months10%
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage10%
Average grace period0.3 months
Repayment Frequency
Every 2 weeksx
Every 4 weeksx
Every 2 months
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Lowest quoted nominal interest3.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest4.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesBranch, Time as Client, Client Risk
Interest rate period4 Weeks
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionProcessing FeeApplication and Pass Book Fee
% of loan amount - min3.00%0
% of loan amount - max3.00%0
OR, Fixed amount - min02
Fixed amount - max04
Reason for variationN/AFee varies based on geographic location client.
Appears on Repayment Sched?NoNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionInsurance Fee
% of loan amount - min0.70%
% of loan amount - max0.70%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationIncludes life cover only. Do not cover clients above age 64.
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
CriteriaGHC 1000 or less loans deposit 15% and loans > GHS 1000 deposit 20%.
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?Yes
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?Yes
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited15.00% - 20.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited10.00%
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

Full Pricing Data

Working Capital Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5
Loan AmountGHS 800GHS 1,600GHS 3,000GHS 6,200GHS 8,250
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)2Not Known114
Disbursement Date2012-12-052012-11-122012-11-132012-12-212012-12-20
Loan Term (Months)3.9 months4.7 months3.7 months3.7 months5.6 months
Grace Period (Months)-0.1 months0.1 months0.0 months0.2 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditGHS 144.60GHS 382.20GHS 534GHS 1,224.35GHS 1,793.25
True Price by Comp         
Interest price component65.4%86.4%82.1%87.6%68.1%
Fee Component17.4%15.9%20.2%18.7%13.1%
Insurance Component3.7%3.5%4.7%4.4%3.0%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component32.6%64.3%75.5%68.3%54.8%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)119.1%170.1%182.5%179.0%139.0%
Transparency Index3323212228
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