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Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (UCU) NyarugengeNyamiramboKigaliPO Box 2998
Data approved: 2012-10-29
Data version: 2
Age of data: 121 months
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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (RWF)RWF 259,525,562
Portfolio (USD)USD 432,543
Active Clients with Loans2,738
Approximate % Female Clients20% - 40%
Approximate % Urban Clients0% - 20%
Solidarity groupx
Village bankingx
Self help group
These are loans to finance either business, agriculture, etc.
Loan Purpose
Any purposex
Income generation
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetings
Credit insurancex
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 worker
Must be specific age group
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution10
# Regions for this product10
Regions ActiveGakenke, Gasabo, Kicukiro, Musanze, Ngororero, Nyabihu, Nyamagabe, Nyanza, Nyarugenge, Ruhango

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeRWF 2,000,000
Maximum loan size5,000,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term12.0 months
Longest loan term18.0 months
Approx average14.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months0
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months60%
Longer than 18 months40%
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 interest22.80%
Highest quoted nominal interest22.80%
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodDecl Bal
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
This product has no upfront fees
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
This product has no upfront insurance fees
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?Yes
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited10.00% - 15.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited0
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to depositFinal Pmt
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid6.00%
Maximum interest rate paid10.00%
Interest payment frequencyMonthly
Are taxes charged on this product?Yes
Percentage of fees18%
All or some fees taxed
Additional Comments
1st cycle compulsory deposit is 15%, remaining cycles is 10%. APR calculations have used insurance rates applicable to a 30 year old client

Full Pricing Data

Ordinary Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3
Loan AmountRWF 2,000,000RWF 3,000,000RWF 4,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date
Loan Term (Months)24.0 months24.0 months24.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditRWF 535,114RWF 819,226.60RWF 1,092,305.80
True Price by Comp     
Interest price component22.6%22.7%22.6%
Fee Component1.0%1.0%1.0%
Insurance Component0.1%0.6%0.6%
Tax Component0.2%0.3%0.3%
Deposit Component7.8%4.9%4.9%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)31.7%29.6%29.5%
Transparency Index000
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MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDF
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