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Institution

Microloan Foundation Head OfficeKasungu, CentralPO Box 491
Data approved: 2012-11-15
Data version: 2
Age of data: 85 months

Institution

Grameen Ghana Head OfficeBehind RCCTamale, Northern
Data approved: 2013-03-14
Data version: 2
Age of data: 82 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.microloanfoundation.org.uk/Home
Year established2002
Head of InstitutionPeter Matumbo
Regions activeDowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Ntcheu, Ntchisi, SalimaKaronga, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, MachingaMangochi, Mulanje
# Branches20

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 662,269,793
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 1,698,127.67
Active clients with loans24,364
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsMAMN
FundersMicroloan Foundation, UK

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.grameenghana.org
Year established2001
Head of InstitutionMohammed A. Adams
Regions activeNorthern Region, Upper East Region
# Branches5

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 998,804
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 507,007.11
Active clients with loans9,505
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsASSFIN, GHAMFIN, African Microfinance Transparency (AMT), Civil Society Platform
FundersGrameen Foundation, CORDAID, Planet Finance, Alterfin

Loan Products » Summary

355 Borrowers
USD 99,169.63 Portfolio
Active Product
1,425 Borrowers
USD 116,868.29 Portfolio
Active Product
20,988 Borrowers
USD 1,340,606.15 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Summary

2,281 Borrowers
USD 121,681.73 Portfolio
Active Product
4,848 Borrowers
USD 243,363.45 Portfolio
Active Product
2,376 Borrowers
USD 141,961.93 Portfolio
Active Product
Retired Product
Retired Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Bridging Loan MWK 65,000 - 180,000 6 - 10 80% - 100% 0% - 20% Business Women, Have business Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training, Group Dynamics
Irrigation Loan MWK 18,000 - 80,000 3 - 7 80% - 100% 0% - 20% Business Women, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training, Group Dynamics
Standard Loan MWK 18,000 - 80,000 4 80% - 100% 0% - 20% Business Women, Have business, Specific age group Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training, Group Dyanamics

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agriculture Business Loan GHS 400 - 1,000 6 - 12 80% - 100% 0% - 20% Business, Agricultural Production Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Other Training, Training in health, nutrition, sanitation, breast-feeding, and malaria prevention.
Basic Loan GHS 50 - 1,000 4 - 6 100% 0% - 20% Business Women Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Other Training, Training in health, nutrition, sanitation, breast-feeding, and malaria prevention.
Shea Loan GHS 50 - 500 6 - 9 100% 0% Any Purpose Women Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Other Training, Training in health, nutrition, sanitation, breast-feeding, and malaria prevention.

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Bridging Loan 48.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None 20.00% upfront 75.7% - 75.8% 107.4% - 107.5% 44
Irrigation Loan 57.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00%-20.00% upfront 36.2% - 60.4% 45.9% - 83.7% 83
Standard Loan 60.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00%-20.00% upfront 97.1% - 108.4% 147.6% - 166.7% 37

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Business Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 45.8% 45.8% 65
Basic Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 70.8% 70.8% 50
Shea Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 39.6% - 44.5% 39.6% - 44.5% 87

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Bridging Loan 48.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 20.00% upfront 75.7% - 75.8% 107.4% - 107.5% 44
Irrigation Loan 57.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00%-20.00% upfront 36.2% - 60.4% 45.9% - 83.7% 83
Standard Loan 60.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00%-20.00% upfront 97.1% - 108.4% 147.6% - 166.7% 37

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Business Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None N/A 45.8% 45.8% 65
Basic Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None N/A 70.8% 70.8% 50
Shea Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None N/A 39.6% - 44.5% 39.6% - 44.5% 87
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