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Data approved: 2013-06-25
Data version: 2
Age of data: 91 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established2001
Head of InstitutionFidel Okillah
Regions activeCentral, Coast, Eastern, Nairobi, Nyanza, Rift Valley, Western
# Branches39

Total Portfolio (nat'l)KES 447,325,485
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 5,402,481.70
Active clients with loans12,923
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliations

Loan Products » Summary

702 Borrowers
USD 484,195.76 Portfolio
Active Product
11,801 Borrowers
USD 4,631,490.66 Portfolio
Active Product
165 Borrowers
USD 102,275.14 Portfolio
Active Product
255 Borrowers
USD 184,520.13 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agriculture Loan KES 5,000 - 1,000,000 3 - 24 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Agriculture Women, Men Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits
Business Loan KES 3,000 - 3,000,000 3 - 24 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins
School Fees Loan KES 5,000 - 150,000 3 - 12 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Education Women, Men Credit Ins
Asset Loan KES 5,000 - 1,600,000 3 - 12 20% - 40% 60% - 80% Business, Consumer, Other Women, Men Credit Ins

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Loan 18.0%-22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 20.0%-30.0% upfront 400.00 ongoing 25% - 26.1% 35.3% - 40.9% 47
Business Loan 18.0%-22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 20.0%-30.0% upfront 400.00 ongoing 35.7% - 47.6% 60.8% - 91.1% 25
School Fees Loan 18.0%-22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 43.3% - 46.7% 45.8% - 51.1% 37
Asset Loan 18.0%-19.5% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 20.0%-30.0% upfront 400.00 ongoing 43.4% - 50.1% 70.6% - 104.4% 21
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Union Rural Bank Limited Head OfficeSenya Bereku, Central RegionP.O. Box 5
Data approved: 2013-02-26
Data version: 2
Age of data: 89 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (GHS)GHS 370,227
Portfolio (USD)USD 187,932.49
Active Clients with Loans1,367
Approximate % Female Clients80% - 100%
Approximate % Urban Clients80% - 100%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
Designed for groups of individuals.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurance
Workplace visits
Business training
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 institution2
# Regions for this product2
Regions ActiveGreater Accra Region, Central Region

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeGHS 500
Maximum loan size3,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than GHS 1,00020%
GHS 1,000-5,00080%
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 term6.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months100%
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage100%
Average grace period0.8 months
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 interest48.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest48.00%
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionCommitment FeeLoan Form and Pass Book Fee
% of loan amount - min5.00%0
% of loan amount - max5.00%0
OR, Fixed amount - min07
Fixed amount - max07
Reason for variationN/AN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?YesNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
This product has no upfront insurance fees
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
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 deposited10.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited1.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to depositAccess During
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid2.00%
Maximum interest rate paid7.50%
Interest payment frequencyMonthly
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Group Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3
Loan AmountGHS 600GHS 1,500GHS 1,200
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2013-02-132013-02-132013-02-13
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.4 months0.4 months0.4 months
Total Cost of CreditGHS 181GHS 442GHS 355
True Price by Comp     
Interest price component81.1%81.1%81.1%
Fee Component24.9%22.0%22.5%
Insurance Component0.0%0.0%0.0%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component21.3%20.6%20.7%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)127.3%123.7%124.3%
Transparency Index383939
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDF
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