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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: 93 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (GHS)GHS 1,799,523
Portfolio (USD)USD 913,463.45
Active Clients with Loans1,443
Approximate % Female Clients40% - 60%
Approximate % Urban Clients40% - 60%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Susu loan is offered to Susu depositors after three months contributions. No collateral is required under this loan and repayment is small amount on a daily basis.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetings
Credit insurancex
Workplace visitsx
Business trainingx
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a business
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 size10,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than GHS 1,00030%
GHS 1,000-5,00060%
GHS 5,000-7,50010%
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 average7.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less10%
Between 4 and 6 months40%
Between 7 and 9 months50%
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage100%
Average grace period1.0 month
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 interest39.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest39.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesTime as Client, Loan Size, Client Risk, Loan Purpose
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 - min3.00%0
% of loan amount - max3.00%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 forNever
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?N/A
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?N/A
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount depositedN/A
or, Fixed-amount depositedN/A
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount depositedN/A
or, Fixed-amount depositedN/A
Conditions on access to depositN/A
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paidN/A
Maximum interest rate paidN/A
Interest payment frequencyN/A
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

Susu Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5Sample 6
Loan AmountGHS 300GHS 700GHS 1,400GHS 3,000GHS 6,000GHS 8,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2012-12-182012-10-172012-12-142012-12-172012-05-092012-06-25
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months7.0 months10.0 months6.0 months12.0 months12.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.5 months0.5 months0.4 months0.3 months0.4 months0.4 months
Total Cost of CreditGHS 78.84GHS 182.28GHS 540.80GHS 755.10GHS 2,524.70GHS 3,575.40
True Price by Comp           
Interest price component59.7%59.6%62.4%60.9%61.8%61.5%
Fee Component14.9%12.8%8.5%12.2%7.4%6.9%
Insurance Component2.7%2.6%1.6%2.8%1.5%1.4%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)77.3%75.0%72.5%75.9%70.7%69.8%
Transparency Index505254515556
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AIDEZ Small Project International HSN C191/18, AbelemkpeAccra, Greater Accra
Data approved: 2013-03-26
Data version: 2
Age of data: 93 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established2003
Head of InstitutionMoses O.T Owharo
Regions activeGreater Accra Region, Volta Region
# Branches0

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 174,550
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 88,604.06
Active clients with loans845
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsGHAMFIN, ASSFIN, Coalition of NGOs in Health, Microcredit summit campaign, USA
FundersUSAID, UBA, Zenith Bank, Ghana Commercial Bank

Loan Products » Summary

102 Borrowers
USD 39,187.82 Portfolio
Active Product
236 Borrowers
USD 2,741.12 Portfolio
Active Product
170 Borrowers
USD 3,730.96 Portfolio
Active Product
300 Borrowers
USD 36,548.22 Portfolio
Active Product
7 Borrowers
USD 3,553.30 Portfolio
Low Volume Product
30 Borrowers
USD 2,842.64 Portfolio
Low Volume Product
Retired Product
Retired Product
Note: MFTransparency presents full data for active products with over 50 borrowers. Basic data is shown for lower volume products

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agriculture Loan GHS 400 - 15,000 4 - 24 40% - 60% 0% - 20% Business, Used for agricultural purposes Women, Men, Have business, Must own a farm or animals, fish, etc. Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training, Health Education, Technology Management
Individual Loan GHS 100 - 3,000 3 - 12 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Business, Consumer, Education Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker, Must provide a guarantor Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Health Education
SME Loan GHS 1,500 - 5,000 4 - 8 80% - 100% 60% - 80% Business Women, Men, Have business, Must be a graduate from a small group loan, Must provide guarantor Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Petty Traders Loan (PTL) GHS 50 - 2,000 3 - 12 80% - 100% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, 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
Agriculture Loan 48.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 15.00%-30.00% upfront 93% - 112.1% 137.1% - 163.9% 32
Individual Loan 48.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 20.00% upfront 118.9% - 159.8% 174.6% - 205.5% 25
SME Loan 48.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 15.00%-20.00% upfront 107.9% - 136% 157.9% - 182.6% 28
Petty Traders Loan (PTL) 48.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 20.00% upfront 118.9% - 125.8% 174.6% - 183.6% 26
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