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Organization for Social Development Initiatives 9th Floor, Business Centre, Mumtaz Hassan Road, Karachi- 74000Karachi
Data approved: 2015-04-17
Data version: 1
Age of data: 67 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website address
Year established2009
Head of InstitutionAasim Siddiqui
Regions activeKhyber Pakhtunkwa, Sindh
# Branches1

Total Portfolio (nat'l)PKR 94,039,491.75
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 923,467.81
Active clients with loans346
Approximate % female clients0% - 20%
Approximate % urban clients0
Network affiliations

Loan Products » Summary

1,716 Borrowers
USD 745,975.28 Portfolio
Active Product
280 Borrowers
USD 171,161.57 Portfolio
Low Volume Product
16 Borrowers
USD 6,330.96 Portfolio
Low Volume Product
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Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agriculture Development Loan PKR 8,000 - 100,000 6 0% - 20% 0 Agriculture Men, Any party in possession of land that can be used for agricultural purposes, sharecroppers and owners alike - usually male, Clients include both males and females Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Other Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Development Loan 0.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 None N/A 19.2% - 19.3% 19.2% - 19.3% N/A
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GM Bank of Luzon, Inc. Brgy. Dimasalang, Maharlika HighwayCabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija3100
Data approved: 2011-11-16
Data version: 1
Age of data: 112 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (PHP)PHP 64,676,194.81
Portfolio (USD)USD 1,547,277.39
Active Clients with Loans19,431
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients0% - 20%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
The Asenso Loan is a microfinance product of GM Bank, Inc. focusing on providing access to a group loan product primarily for female micro entrepreneurs.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
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 groupx
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institutionN/A
# Regions for this productN/A
Regions Active

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizePHP 3,000
Maximum loan size50,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term6.0 months
Longest loan term6.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
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 interest2.16%
Highest quoted nominal interest2.16%
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?Yes
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionService ChargeMembership Fee/Notarial Fee
% of loan amount - min4.00%0
% of loan amount - max4.00%0
OR, Fixed amount - min0350
Fixed amount - max0350
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?NoNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLoan Protection Insurance
% 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?No
Ongoing Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLife Insurance
% of loan amount - min0
% of loan amount - max0
OR, Fixed amount - min4
Fixed amount - max4
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited0
or, Fixed-amount depositedPHP 100
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited16.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to depositWhen Leaving
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid0
Maximum interest rate paid0
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Are taxes charged on this product?Yes
Percentage of fees0
All or some fees taxedN/A
Additional Comments
Annual fees collected: Christmas party fee (P12), every June-December. Savings collected is composed of personal savings (5%), group fund (1%) and center fund (1%)

Full Pricing Data

Asenso Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountPHP 5,000PHP 10,000PHP 15,000PHP 20,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2011-08-082011-08-082011-08-082011-08-22
Loan Term (Months)5.8 months5.8 months5.8 months5.8 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
True Price by Comp       
Interest and Fee Component100.5%83.6%78.2%75.5%
Insurance Component16.7%12.2%10.8%10.0%
Tax Component5.7%5.4%5.3%5.2%
Deposit Component19.7%17.5%16.7%16.3%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)142.7%118.7%110.9%107.0%
Transparency Index18222324
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MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDFPDF
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