Institution

Simbag sa Pag-Asenso, Inc. 3/F SAC Building, Cathedral CompoundAlbay DistrictLegazpi City4500
Data approved: 2011-11-15
Data version: 1
Age of data: 98 months

Institution

BestFUND Head OfficeCantomentsAccra, Greater AccraP.O. Box CT 5217
Data approved: 2013-03-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 79 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website addresshttp://www.simbag.org/
Year established1994
Head of InstitutionRemegia L. Balucio
Regions active
# Branches18

Total Portfolio (nat'l)PhP 205,575,411
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 4,918,072.03
Active clients with loans26,942
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients20% - 40%
Network affiliationsPeople's Credit and Fiannce Corporation
FundersManos Unidas

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website addresshttp://www.bestfundghana.org
Year established2005
Head of InstitutionDr. Emmanuel Shaft Boamah
Regions activeGreater Accra Region, Ashanti Region
# Branches3

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 8,220,420
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 4,172,802.03
Active clients with loans13,064
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsGHAMFIN, ASSFIN, AMT
Funders

Loan Products » Summary

4,828 Borrowers
USD 505,519.88 Portfolio
Active Product
21,517 Borrowers
USD 3,358,047.61 Portfolio
Active Product
722 Borrowers
USD 50,541.96 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Summary

1,211 Borrowers
USD 1,071,131.98 Portfolio
Active Product
9,642 Borrowers
USD 2,535,665.48 Portfolio
Active Product
2,211 Borrowers
USD 566,004.57 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Balay Asenso PHP 1,000 - 20,000 5 - 10 80% - 100% 20% - 40% Housing Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land, Member for > 6 months, At least on the 2nd cycle of regular loan Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training
Productive Loan PHP 1,000 - 150,000 2 - 10 80% - 100% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training, Advocacy & scholarship program; Social Services, Spiritual & Formation Activities, Enterprise Development & Services, Calamity Relief Assistance
Sagip Asenso PHP 1,000 - 10,000 5 80% - 100% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business, Member for > 6 months, At least on the 2nd cycle of regular loan Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Capacity Loan GHS 3,000 - 8,000 6 - 10 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business, Education Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits
Group Loan GHS 2,000 - 10,000 5 - 8 80% - 100% 0% - 20% Business, Education, Land Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits
Individual Loan GHS 500 - 1,000 4 - 6 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Balay Asenso 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 2 Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 57.4% - 71.3% 69.8% - 94.1% 29
Productive Loan 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 2 Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 57.4% - 67.6% 75.4% - 163.5% 25
Sagip Asenso 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 2 Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 64.1% - 72.7% 82.2% - 96% 28

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Capacity Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 64.5% - 68% 74.9% - 78.8% 47
Group Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 59% - 70.2% 68.1% - 81.6% N/A
Individual Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 62.3% - 69.1% 72.1% - 80.2% 47

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Balay Asenso 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 2 Ins Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 57.4% - 71.3% 69.8% - 94.1% 29
Productive Loan 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 2 Ins Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 57.4% - 67.6% 75.4% - 163.5% 25
Sagip Asenso 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 2 Ins Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 64.1% - 72.7% 82.2% - 96% 28

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Capacity Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 64.5% - 68% 74.9% - 78.8% 47
Group Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 59% - 70.2% 68.1% - 81.6% N/A
Individual Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 62.3% - 69.1% 72.1% - 80.2% 47
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