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Institution

Data approved: 2012-12-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 84 months

Institution

Grameen Ghana Head OfficeBehind RCCTamale, Northern
Data approved: 2013-03-14
Data version: 2
Age of data: 81 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established2003
Head of InstitutionSiku Nkhoma
Regions activeDedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Ntcheu, Salima, ChitipaKaronga, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, Machinga, Mulanje
# Branches1

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 250,550,466.50
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 642,437.09
Active clients with loans2,351
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsSlum Dwellers International, MAMN, Malawi Homeless People's Federation
FundersSlum Dwellers International, Homeless International, African Development Bank, WASTE

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

139 Borrowers
USD 2,375.73 Portfolio
Active Product
334 Borrowers
USD 4,065.71 Portfolio
Active Product
870 Borrowers
USD 132,828.60 Portfolio
Active Product
255 Borrowers
USD 14,796.76 Portfolio
Active Product
Retired 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
Business Loan MWK 10,000 - 10,000 6 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Business, Can only be used for working capital Women, Men, Must be a member of the Malawi Homeless People's Federation. Business Training
Home Improvement Loan MWK 20,000 - 20,000 24 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Housing Women, Men, Must be a member of the Malawi Homeless People's Federation
Sanitation Loan MWK 40,000 - 100,000 24 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Sanitation Women, Men, Residents from the peri urban areas
Water Loan MWK 18,000 - 120,000 24 60% - 80% 80% - 100% water supply Women, Men, Residents from the peri urban areas

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
Business Loan 24.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 16.8% 16.8% 100
Home Improvement Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Sanitation Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Water Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% - 11% 10.9% - 11% 100

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
Business Loan 24.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 16.8% 16.8% 100
Home Improvement Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Sanitation Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Water Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% - 11% 10.9% - 11% 100

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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