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BRAC PAKISTAN House # 397, Street # 13, Sector # F-10/2, Islamabad,PakistanIslamabad, Capital4600
Data approved: 2015-04-30
Data version: 1
Age of data: 63 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established2007
Head of InstitutionMuzaffar Ud Din
Regions activeBalochistan, Punjab, Sindh
# Branches68

Total Portfolio (nat'l)PKR 1,208,660,663
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 11,869,047.71
Active clients with loans57,376
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsPakistan Microfinance Network, Micro Watch, Mix Market
FundersPakistan Poverty Allivation Fund (PPAF), KIVA

Loan Products » Summary

53,850 Borrowers
USD 10,301,355.44 Portfolio
Active Product
1,204 Borrowers
USD 1,131,521.12 Portfolio
Active Product
2,322 Borrowers
USD 436,171.15 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Micro Finance PKR 20,000 - 150,000 6 - 12 100% 40% - 60% Business, Agriculture Women Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training
Small Enterpirise Programme (SEP) PKR 150,000 - 500,000 6 - 12 0% - 20% 80% - 100% Business, Agriculture Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training
Agriculture PKR 20,000 - 150,000 6 - 12 0% 0% - 20% Agriculture Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Micro Finance 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 34.1% - 38.4% 40.1% - 45.9% 51
Small Enterpirise Programme (SEP) 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 36.6% 43.8% 50
Agriculture 20.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 29.4% - 32.3% 34.2% - 38.1% 53
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Mbinga Community Bank Ltd Head QuartersMbinga, RuvumaPO Box 290
Data approved: 2013-03-20
Data version: 2
Age of data: 84 months


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Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (TZS)TZS 297,308,780.30
Portfolio (USD)USD 186,986.65
Active Clients with Loans86
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients40% - 60%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
It enables clients to meet their financial demands while enjoying flexible payments.
Loan Purpose
Any purposex
Income generation
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit education
Group meetingsx
Credit insurance
Workplace visits
Business trainingx
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a business
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried workerx
Must be specific age group
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution1
# Regions for this product1
Regions ActiveRuvuma

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeTZS 300,000
Maximum loan size6,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than TZS 350,0005%
TZS 350,000-1,250,00010%
TZS 1,250,000-2,000,00010%
TZS 2,000,000-3,000,00010%
TZS 3,000,000-4,000,00010%
Greater than TZS 4,000,00010%
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term12.0 months
Longest loan term12.0 months
Approx average12.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months0
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months100%
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage0
Average grace period0
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 interest24.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest24.00%
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionLoan Application FeeLegal Set Up Fee
% of loan amount - min2.00%1.00%
% of loan amount - max2.00%1.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min00
Fixed amount - max00
Reason for variationN/AN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?NoYes
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLoan Insurance
% 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?No
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?No

Full Pricing Data

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Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5Sample 6
Loan AmountTZS 450,000TZS 1,000,000TZS 1,900,000TZS 3,000,000TZS 5,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)111Not KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2013-02-212013-03-282013-02-252013-05-182013-01-30
Loan Term (Months)11.0 months11.0 months11.0 months23.0 months11.0 months
Grace Period (Months)-1.0 months-1.0 months-1.0 months-1.0 months-1.0 months
Total Cost of CreditTZS 126,000TZS 280,000TZS 532,000TZS 1,558,000.07TZS 1,400,000
True Price by Comp         
Interest price component49.8%49.8%49.8%44.9%49.7%
Fee Component7.4%7.4%7.4%3.8%7.5%
Insurance Component2.6%2.6%2.6%1.3%2.5%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)59.8%59.8%59.8%50.0%59.7%
Transparency Index4040404840
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