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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

Institution

BestFUND Head OfficeCantomentsAccra, Greater AccraP.O. Box CT 5217
Data approved: 2013-03-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 78 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.seda.or.tz
Year established1996
Head of InstitutionAdriam Merryman
Regions activeDodoma, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, Shinyanga
# Branches12

Total Portfolio (nat'l)TZS 12,569,084,427
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 7,905,084.55
Active clients with loans34,390
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliations
Funders

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

27,425 Borrowers
USD 4,814,263.10 Portfolio
Active Product
1,262 Borrowers
USD 1,250,112.52 Portfolio
Active Product
2,389 Borrowers
USD 1,180,159.69 Portfolio
Active Product
2,393 Borrowers
USD 368,768.91 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
Biashara TZS 50,000 - 10,000,000 6 - 12 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land, Specific age group Other Training
Kitita TZS 1,000,000 - 10,000,000 3 - 12 20% - 40% 100% Business, Other Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land, Specific age group
Jiendeleze TZS 500,000 - 5,000,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 100% Business Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Other Training
Mkombozi TZS 50,000 - 1,000,000 6 - 8 40% - 60% 0% Agriculture Women, Men, Have home or land Credit Ins

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
Biashara 36.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 10.0% upfront 64.8% - 66.5% 78.9% - 81.1% 45
Kitita 30.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 10.0% upfront 52% - 52.4% 64.2% - 66% 46
Jiendeleze 30.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 20.0% upfront 56% - 57.1% 89.9% - 94.8% 32
Mkombozi 60.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 10.0% upfront 59.6% - 69.8% 69.9% - 81.9% 80

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
Biashara 36.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 64.8% - 66.5% 78.9% - 81.1% 45
Kitita 30.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 52% - 52.4% 64.2% - 66% 46
Jiendeleze 30.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 20.0% upfront 56% - 57.1% 89.9% - 94.8% 32
Mkombozi 60.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 59.6% - 69.8% 69.9% - 81.9% 80

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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