Institution

BestFUND Head OfficeCantomentsAccra, Greater AccraP.O. Box CT 5217
Data approved: 2013-03-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 79 months

Institution

Lower Pra Rural Bank Limited ShamaWestern RegionPO Box SH 18
Data approved: 2011-12-07
Data version: 1
Age of data: 97 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website addresshttp://www.bestfundghana.org
Year established2005
Head of InstitutionDr. Emmanuel Shaft Boamah
Regions activeGreater Accra Region, Ashanti Region
# Branches3

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 8,220,420
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 4,172,802.03
Active clients with loans13,064
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsGHAMFIN, ASSFIN, AMT
Funders

Institution Details

Institution TypeRurBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.lowerpraruralbank.com/
Year established1983
Head of InstitutionIsaac Kwamina Afful
Regions active
# Branches14

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 12,443,472
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 6,316,483.25
Active clients with loans34,056
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients80% - 100%
Network affiliationsGHAMFIN, ARB APEX
Funders

Loan Products » Summary

1,211 Borrowers
USD 1,071,131.98 Portfolio
Active Product
9,642 Borrowers
USD 2,535,665.48 Portfolio
Active Product
2,211 Borrowers
USD 566,004.57 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Summary

13,529 Borrowers
USD 2,093,440.10 Portfolio
Active Product
17,746 Borrowers
USD 3,895,317.77 Portfolio
Active Product
2,781 Borrowers
USD 327,725.89 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Capacity Loan GHS 3,000 - 8,000 6 - 10 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business, Education Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits
Group Loan GHS 2,000 - 10,000 5 - 8 80% - 100% 0% - 20% Business, Education, Land Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits
Individual Loan GHS 500 - 1,000 4 - 6 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Micro Loan GHS 1,000 - 30,000 1 - 12 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins
Salary Loan GHS 500 - 11,000 1 - 60 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Business Women, Men Credit Ins
Susu Loan GHS 200 - 3,500 1 - 12 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Market trends

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Capacity Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 64.5% - 68% 74.9% - 78.8% 47
Group Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 59% - 70.2% 68.1% - 81.6% N/A
Individual Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 62.3% - 69.1% 72.1% - 80.2% 47

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Micro Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 25.00%- upfront 66.3% - 87.9% 104.2% - 146.4% 24
Salary Loan 28.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 47.4% - 63% 47.4% - 63% 48
Susu Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 25.00%- upfront 69.6% - 91.6% 115.7% - 154.1% 22

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Capacity Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 64.5% - 68% 74.9% - 78.8% 47
Group Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 59% - 70.2% 68.1% - 81.6% N/A
Individual Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 62.3% - 69.1% 72.1% - 80.2% 47

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Micro Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 25.00%- upfront 66.3% - 87.9% 104.2% - 146.4% 24
Salary Loan 28.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins Ins None N/A 47.4% - 63% 47.4% - 63% 48
Susu Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 25.00%- upfront 69.6% - 91.6% 115.7% - 154.1% 22
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