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Bonzali Rural Bank KumbunguNorthern RegionPO Box 1197
Data approved: 2011-12-07
Data version: 1
Age of data: 101 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeRurBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established1990
Head of InstitutionMike D Tizaayel
Regions active
# Branches6

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 3,838,180
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 1,948,314.72
Active clients with loans9,508
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsGHAMFIN, ARB
FundersTrias Ghana, Speed Ghana, Action Aid

Loan Products » Summary

500 Borrowers
USD 77,932.49 Portfolio
Active Product
8,500 Borrowers
USD 1,068,071.07 Portfolio
Active Product
400 Borrowers
USD 389,662.94 Portfolio
Active Product
1,000 Borrowers
USD 155,864.97 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agricultural Loan GHS 200 - 2,000 4 - 8 0% - 20% 0% - 20% Agriculture Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training
Bonzali Microfinance Loan GHS 200 - 3,000 4 - 12 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training
Commercial Loan GHS 500 - 3,000 6 - 12 80% - 100% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business Business Training
Personal and Salary Loan GHS 100 - 2,000 6 - 12 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agricultural Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 88.2% 102.4% 29
Bonzali Microfinance Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 80.1% - 81.3% 96.5% - 100.8% 30
Commercial Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.00 upfront 68.4% - 206.6% 69.7% - 212.3% 25
Personal and Salary Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 58.6% - 62.1% 58.6% - 62.1% 50
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Opportunity International Savings & Loans Ltd. No. D765/3 Kwame Nkrumah AvenueAccra, Greater AccraPO Box JT 323
Data approved: 2013-03-12
Data version: 2
Age of data: 83 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (GHS)GHS 21,719,748
Portfolio (USD)USD 11,025,252.79
Active Clients with Loans39,801
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients40% - 60%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help groupx
Group loan is designed to men and women engaged in micro-business. The loan is offered with access to free training in leadership development, financial literacy and community development. Collateral is not required.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visitsx
Business trainingx
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 institution6
# Regions for this product6
Regions ActiveGreater Accra Region, Central Region, Western Region, Eastern Region, Ashanti Region, Brong Ahafo Region

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeGHS 100
Maximum loan size8,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than GHS 1,00060%
GHS 1,000-5,00040%
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 term3.0 months
Longest loan term12.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less20%
Between 4 and 6 months20%
Between 7 and 9 months50%
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 weeksx
Every 4 weeksx
Every 2 months
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Lowest quoted nominal interest41.04%
Highest quoted nominal interest41.04%
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionProcessing FeeApplication Fee
% of loan amount - min3.50%0
% of loan amount - max3.50%0
OR, Fixed amount - min03
Fixed amount - max03
Reason for variationN/AN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?NoNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
This product has no upfront insurance fees
Ongoing 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 variation1% of total loan amount, divided and charged equally throughout loan term.
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
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 deposited15.00%
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 paid0
Maximum interest rate paid3.00%
Interest payment frequencyEnd Term
Are taxes charged on this product?No
Additional Comments
Interest paid on deposit rule - If amount deposited is less than 1,000 GHS, 0% interest. If amount deposited is 1,000 GHS or more, 3% interest.

Full Pricing Data

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Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5
Loan AmountGHS 250GHS 800GHS 1,400GHS 3,000GHS 2,700
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2012-12-242012-11-012012-12-192012-10-082012-10-24
Loan Term (Months)4.3 months6.0 months5.8 months7.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.5 months0.5 months0.1 months0.5 months0.5 months
Total Cost of CreditGHS 50.73GHS 205.56GHS 349.74GHS 863.20GHS 683.94
True Price by Comp         
Interest price component66.7%69.6%64.1%69.0%69.2%
Fee Component24.0%15.0%13.4%12.1%14.0%
Insurance Component4.4%3.1%3.0%2.7%3.1%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component28.8%27.1%22.5%25.4%26.6%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)123.9%114.8%103.0%109.2%112.9%
Transparency Index3336403836
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDFPDFPDF
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