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Janalakshmi Financial Services (P) Ltd. Rajashree Saroja Plaza, 34/1, Andree Road,ShanthinagarBangalore, Karnataka560027
Data approved: 2013-05-03
Data version: 2
Age of data: 133 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (INR)INR 6,309,129,714
Portfolio (USD)USD 119,040,183.30
Active Clients with Loans505,914
Approximate % Female Clients100%
Approximate % Urban Clients100%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
Small group loans are provided to a group consisting of members who co-gurarantee each other. The loans can be used for a range of purposes including repayment of existing loans, education, micro enterprises, emergency etc.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loanx
Other household financex
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business training
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
Household income <60,000 INR
Household income <120,000 INR
Must live in rural area
Must lives in urban area
OtherGroup members must live within each other's vicinity.
Other (2)Must demonstrate capacity to repay.
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution9
# Regions for this product9
Regions ActiveGujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, MaharashtraPunjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, National Capital Territory of Delhi

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeINR 5,000
Maximum loan size50,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than INR 5,0000
INR 5,000-15,00070%
INR 15,000-25,00020%
INR 25,000-35,00010%
INR 35,000-45,0000
Greater than INR 45,0000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term12.0 months
Longest loan term24.0 months
Approx average15.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months0
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months70%
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months30%
Grace Period
Grace period usage70%
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 interest26.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest26.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesTime as Client
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodDecl Bal
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionProcessing Fee
% of loan amount - min1.00%
% of loan amount - max1.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionInsurance premium
% of loan amount - min0.33%
% of loan amount - max0.33%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationPremium is 0.325% of loan amount. If cover is for both borrower & co-borrower for 24 months, the total will be 0.325% of loan amount times 4.
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
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?Yes
Percentage of fees12.4%
All or some fees taxedSome

Full Pricing Data

Small Group Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountINR 15,000INR 20,000INR 25,000INR 30,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2013-04-012013-04-042013-04-012013-04-01
Loan Term (Months)12.0 months24.0 months24.0 months24.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months-0.1 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditINR 2,908.54INR 6,974.72INR 8,795.90INR 10,552
True Price by Comp       
Interest price component29.6%27.9%27.9%27.9%
Fee Component1.9%1.1%1.0%1.0%
Insurance Component1.7%1.4%1.4%1.4%
Tax Component0.2%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Deposit Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)33.4%30.5%30.4%30.4%
MFIN MFI Earning (Annualised)31.5%29.0%28.9%28.9%
MFIN Cost to Borrower (Annualised)33.4%30.5%30.4%30.4%
Transparency Index78858686
MFIN Transparency Index88939393
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