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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: 131 months
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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (RWF)RWF 70,000,000
Portfolio (USD)USD 116,667
Active Clients with Loans80
Approximate % Female Clients20% - 40%
Approximate % Urban Clients60% - 80%
Solidarity groupx
Village bankingx
Self help group
Loan for exclusively youth aged 24 or below, to finance their businesses including agriculture, livestock, 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 groupx
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 50,000
Maximum loan size2,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than RWF 500,00030%
RWF 500,000-1,500,00030%
RWF 1,500,000-2,500,00040%
RWF 2,500,000-3,500,0000
RWF 3,500,000-4,500,0000
Greater than RWF 4,500,0000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term4.0 months
Longest loan term24.0 months
Approx average18.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months10%
Between 7 and 9 months40%
Between 10 and 12 months50%
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 interest21.60%
Highest quoted nominal interest21.60%
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?No
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited10.00%
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 frequencyEnd Term
Are taxes charged on this product?Yes
Percentage of fees18%
All or some fees taxed
Additional Comments
APR calculations have used insurance rates applicable to a 30 year old client

Full Pricing Data

Youth Business Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountRWF 80,000RWF 250,000RWF 500,000RWF 1,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date#REF!#REF!#REF!#REF!
Loan Term (Months)8.0 months12.0 months18.0 months18.0 months
Grace Period (Months)1.0 month0.0 months1.0 month0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditRWF 7,772.29RWF 34,049.85RWF 98,395.60RWF 196,823.20
True Price by Comp       
Interest price component21.3%21.3%21.4%21.4%
Fee Component2.7%1.9%1.3%1.3%
Insurance Component0.6%0.6%0.6%0.6%
Tax Component0.6%0.5%0.4%0.4%
Deposit Component5.1%5.0%4.8%4.9%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)30.3%29.3%28.5%28.6%
Transparency Index0000
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