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Institution

Vision Fund - Tanzania P.o.box 1546,Arusha TanzaniaArusha255
Data approved: 2014-04-01
Data version: 1
Age of data: 68 months

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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (TZS)TZS 7,654,678,324
Portfolio (USD)USD 4,814,263.10
Active Clients with Loans27,425
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients40% - 60%
Methodology
Individual
Solidarity group
Village bankingx
Self help group
Other
Description
Biashara loan is a business loan provided to a group of six members and above. Loans are disbursed on in the range of TZS 50,000 to 400,000.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Mortgage/housing
Consumer loan
Agriculture
Education
Other household finance
Other
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit education
Group meetings
Credit insurance
Workplace visits
Business training
Other trainingx
Other
Other (2)
No other services
Eligibility
Menx
Womenx
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or landx
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age groupx
Other
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution4
# Regions for this product12
Regions ActiveArusha, Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Kagera, Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Morogoro, Mwanza, ShinyangaSingida, Tabora, Tanga

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
CurrencyTZS
Minimum loan sizeTZS 50,000
Maximum loan size10,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than TZS 350,00060%
TZS 350,000-1,250,00015%
TZS 1,250,000-2,000,0005%
TZS 2,000,000-3,000,0005%
TZS 3,000,000-4,000,00010%
Greater than TZS 4,000,00010%
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term6.0 months
Longest loan term12.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months60%
Between 7 and 9 months20%
Between 10 and 12 months20%
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage0
Average grace period0
Repayment Frequency
Daily
Weekly
Every 2 weeks
Every 4 weeks
Monthlyx
Every 2 months
Quarterly
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Interest
Lowest quoted nominal interest3.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest3.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesNo Variation
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?Yes
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionApplication Fee
% of loan amount - min2.00%
% of loan amount - max2.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionInsuarance
% of loan amount - min0.50%
% of loan amount - max0.50%
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 forAll
CriteriaN/A
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%
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 paid0
Maximum interest rate paid0
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Taxes
Are taxes charged on this product?No
Additional Comments
62% of Vision Fund Tanzania clients are female and 52% lives in urban areas.

Full Pricing Data

Biashara samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5
Loan AmountTZS 2,000,000TZS 400,000TZS 1,100,000TZS 1,500,000TZS 1,300,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2014-02-182014-03-062014-03-072014-03-072014-03-17
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditTZS 410,000TZS 82,000TZS 225,500TZS 307,500TZS 266,500
True Price by Comp         
Interest price component59.1%57.6%57.6%57.6%57.6%
Fee Component7.4%7.2%7.2%7.2%7.2%
Insurance Component1.9%1.8%1.8%1.8%1.8%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component12.7%12.3%12.3%12.3%12.3%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)81.1%78.9%78.9%78.9%78.9%
Transparency Index4446464646
          
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Institution

Safe Save Ghana Head OfficeAccra, GhanaP.O. Box 949
Data approved: 2013-04-03
Data version: 1
Age of data: 79 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.safesaveghana.org
Year established2011
Head of InstitutionEvans Forson
Regions activeGreater Accra Region
# Branches1

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 70,000
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 35,532.99
Active clients with loans200
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients80% - 100%
Network affiliations
Funders

Loan Products » Summary

200 Borrowers
USD 35,532.99 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Group Loan GHS 350 - 500 5 - 12 80% - 100% 60% - 80% Business, Education Women, Specific age group, Must be 18+ years old Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training, Other Training, HIV/AIDS Awareness Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Group Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 None 50.00 upfront 92.3% - 105% 125.3% - 144.2% 26
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