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Akiba Commercial Bank Plc PO Box 669Amani Place Building, Ohio StreetDar es Salaam255
Data approved: 2013-08-28
Data version: 1
Age of data: 77 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established1997
Head of InstitutionJohn Lwande
Regions activeArusha, Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Kilimanjaro
# Branches16

Total Portfolio (nat'l)TZS 63,080,526,795
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 39,673,287.29
Active clients with loans27,490
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients100%
Network affiliationsTanzania Association For Microfinance Institutions-TAMFI
FundersACCION International, SIDI, Stichting Hivos-Triodos Fonds, INCOFIN CVSO, Parastatal Pension Funds (PPF)

Loan Products » Summary

13,606 Borrowers
USD 29,226,615.07 Portfolio
Active Product
10,387 Borrowers
USD 3,091,807.91 Portfolio
Active Product
2,755 Borrowers
USD 4,096,010.96 Portfolio
Active Product
247 Borrowers
USD 438,094.50 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Biashara Loans ( Individual) TZS 500,000 - 50,000,000 3 - 24 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business, Specific age group Credit Ins
Solidarity Group Loans TZS 200,000 - 3,000,000 3 - 12 60% - 80% 100% Business Women, Men, Have business, Specific age group Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins
Consumer Loans TZS 100,000 - 35,000,000 6 - 36 20% - 40% 100% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker, Specific age group Credit Ins
Home Improvement Loans TZS 500,000 - 20,000,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 100% For house renovation purpose Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land, Specific age group Credit Ins

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Biashara Loans ( Individual) 20.0%-22.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 40.1% - 46.7% 42% - 50.4% 45
Solidarity Group Loans 27.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 20.0% upfront 47.2% - 47.6% 72% - 74.5% 36
Consumer Loans 18.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 30.9% - 44.7% 32.2% - 57.5% 48
Home Improvement Loans 19.5% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 36% - 37.6% 38% - 39.6% 50
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Community Economic Ventures, Inc. Sarabia-Co-Torralba Bldg. 2 , Espeulas St.Tagbilaran, Bohol6300
Data approved: 2011-11-15
Data version: 1
Age of data: 101 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (PHP)PHP 640,000
Portfolio (USD)USD 15,311
Active Clients with Loans100
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients20% - 40%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
The loan is for agricultural micro-entrepreneurs and farmers from ABK-assisted areas of World Vision Devt. Foundation providing financial assistance for Hog Fattening, Sow and Boar, Feeds and Supplements.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurance
Workplace visits
Business training
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a businessx
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 institutionN/A
# Regions for this productN/A
Regions Active

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizePHP 10,000
Maximum loan size10,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term3.0 months
Longest loan term5.0 months
Approx average4.0 months
Grace Period
Grace period usage100%
Average grace period1.0 month
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 interest2.50%
Highest quoted nominal interest2.50%
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionLoan Fee
% of loan amount - min4.00%
% of loan amount - max4.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variation
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
% of loan amount - min0
% of loan amount - max0
OR, Fixed amount - min340
Fixed amount - max340
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
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?
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited20.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited0
or, Fixed-amount depositedPHP 200
Conditions on access to depositAccess During
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid3.00%
Maximum interest rate paid3.00%
Interest payment frequencyAnnually
Are taxes charged on this product?No
Additional Comments
A pre-CBU of Php 2 is required on the first loan cycle and a minimum of Php 5 CBU is required. Maintaining balance is 2% of the loan amount. For World Vision Development Foundation-Area Development Project (ADP) served clients, of the Php 5, Php 3 would be the CBU and Php 2 for educational fund.

Full Pricing Data

BABE Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3
Loan AmountPHP 10,740PHP 10,740PHP 10,740
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2011-06-062011-06-062011-06-06
Loan Term (Months)4.0 months4.0 months4.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
True Price by Comp     
Interest and Fee Component44.7%44.7%44.7%
Insurance Component12.2%12.2%12.2%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component14.1%14.1%14.1%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)71.1%71.1%71.1%
Transparency Index424242
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDF
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