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Institution

Finance Savings and Credit Cooperative MUSCCO HouseLilongwePO Box 1292
Data approved: 2013-01-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 89 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeCredit Union / Cooperative
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established2004
Head of InstitutionKingsley Mulewa
Regions activeLilongwe, Mchinji, Salima, Mzimba, Blantyre
# Branches5

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 106,822,473.20
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 273,903.78
Active clients with loans4,221
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsMUSCCO, MAMN
FundersHivos, Cordaid, MUSSCO

Loan Products » Summary

584 Borrowers
USD 87,645.46 Portfolio
Active Product
1,240 Borrowers
USD 32,650.35 Portfolio
Active Product
800 Borrowers
USD 34,888.54 Portfolio
Active Product
122 Borrowers
USD 3,565.86 Portfolio
Active Product
423 Borrowers
USD 39,546.22 Portfolio
Active Product
562 Borrowers
USD 69,686.92 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Mpamba (Individual Business Loan) MWK 6,000 - 1,500,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Business, Housing, Consumer, Education Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Credit Ins, Business Training
Mwai wa Mayi (Female Group Loan) MWK 5,000 - 500,000 6 80% - 100% 60% - 80% Business Women, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training
Phindu (Group Business) MWK 5,000 - 500,000 6 - 12 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Pompopompo (Emergency Loan) MWK 1,120 - 30,000 2 - 5 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Other Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Credit Ins
Umphawi (Share Oriented Loan) MWK 5,000 - 1,500,000 3 - 12 0% - 20% 20% - 40% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker
Payroll Loan MWK 5,000 - 1,500,000 3 - 12 20% - 40% 40% - 60% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker Credit Educ

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Mpamba (Individual Business Loan) 32.00%-42.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 50.00% upfront 60.1% - 78.9% 187.8% - 297% 12
Mwai wa Mayi (Female Group Loan) 45.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 33.33% upfront 82.1% - 82.8% 177% - 177.8% 25
Phindu (Group Business) 45.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 33.33% upfront 82.3% - 83.4% 176.4% - 179.8% 25
Pompopompo (Emergency Loan) 36.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 50.00% upfront 79.4% - 83.5% 298.2% - 308.4% 11
Umphawi (Share Oriented Loan) 42.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 50.00% upfront 74.8% - 79% 233.9% - 303.8% 15
Payroll Loan 38.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 50.00% upfront 68.8% - 74% 223.1% - 291.3% 16
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Institution

CRAN Microfinance Head OfficeCape Coast, CentralP.O. Box UC 97
Data approved: 2013-02-18
Data version: 2
Age of data: 85 months

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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (GHS)GHS 438,233
Portfolio (USD)USD 222,453.30
Active Clients with Loans379
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients40% - 60%
Methodology
Individualx
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Other
Description
These loans are given to people who have the necessary collateral or gurantor, and do not want to be in a group.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Mortgage/housing
Consumer loan
Agriculture
Education
Other household finance
Other
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetings
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business training
Other training
OtherSavings promotion
Other (2)
No other services
Eligibility
Menx
Womenx
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age group
Other
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution3
# Regions for this product3
Regions ActiveCentral Region, Western Region, Volta Region

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
CurrencyGHS
Minimum loan sizeGHS 200
Maximum loan size10,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than GHS 1,00050%
GHS 1,000-5,00040%
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 term6.0 months
Longest loan term12.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months70%
Between 7 and 9 months30%
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage0
Average grace period0
Repayment Frequency
Daily
Weeklyx
Every 2 weeks
Every 4 weeks
Monthlyx
Every 2 months
Quarterly
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Interest
Lowest quoted nominal interest42.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest42.00%
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionProcessing Fee
% of loan amount - min1.75%
% of loan amount - max1.75%
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 Fee
% of loan amount - min1.25%
% of loan amount - max1.25%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
CriteriaN/A
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?No
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited20.00%
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 paid0
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Taxes
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Individual Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5Sample 6
Loan AmountGHS 400GHS 800GHS 1,500GHS 3,000GHS 6,000GHS 10,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2012-12-122012-06-222013-01-232012-12-212013-01-302012-12-17
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months12.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.1 months0.0 months0.1 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditGHS 96GHS 192GHS 360GHS 720GHS 2,700GHS 2,400
True Price by Comp           
Interest price component66.8%66.2%67.1%67.0%68.6%66.9%
Fee Component6.3%6.3%6.4%6.4%3.7%6.4%
Insurance Component4.6%4.6%4.6%4.6%2.6%4.6%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component33.7%33.7%33.8%34.0%31.2%33.8%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)111.4%110.8%111.9%112.0%106.1%111.7%
Transparency Index383838384038
            
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