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Uganda Finance Trust Plot 121&115, Block 6KatweKampala, Central UgandaPO Box 6972
Data approved: 2012-10-16
Data version: 2
Age of data: 96 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (UGX)UGX 573,201,315
Portfolio (USD)USD 229,281
Active Clients with Loans999
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients20% - 40%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Enables parents/guardians/borrowers to pay school fees on time as they pay back in monthly manageable installments. Loan period is fixed to school term times.Can be accessed even when the borrower has another loan.A reliable source of funds.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generation
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetings
Credit insurancex
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 workerx
Must be specific age group
OtherMust have a clear identifiable & regular source of income
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution4
# Regions for this product4
Regions ActiveCentral, Eastern, Northern, Western

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeUGX 100,000
Maximum loan size70,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than UGX 1,000,00010%
UGX 1,000,000-5,000,00010%
UGX 5,000,000-7,500,00010%
UGX 7,500,000-10,000,00010%
UGX 10,000,000-13,000,00010%
Greater than UGX 13,000,00010%
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term3.0 months
Longest loan term6.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months100%
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months0
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 interest36.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest36.00%
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionLoan CommissionLoan Processing Fee
% of loan amount - min2.00%2.00%
% of loan amount - max2.00%2.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min00
Fixed amount - max00
Reason for variationn/an/a
Appears on Repayment Sched?NoNo
Ongoing Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionMonitoring Fee
% of loan amount - min0.20%
% of loan amount - max0
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max5,000
Reason for variationCapped at 5000 UGX
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLoan Insurance
% of loan amount - min1.00%
% of loan amount - max1.50%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variation1% < 1 year. 1.5% for loans> 1 year
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forSome
CriteriaNot required if collateral is titled land or comrehensively insured motor vehicle
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 paid0
Maximum interest rate paid0
Interest payment frequencyEnd Term
Are taxes charged on this product?No
Additional Comments
There are other loan related charges born by the borrower that vary depending on collateral and assessment cost, mortgage & caveat fees, land and motor vehicle searches.

Full Pricing Data

School Fees Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountUGX 300,000UGX 800,000UGX 1,500,000UGX 3,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2012-08-092012-08-132012-07-202012-08-14
Loan Term (Months)4.0 months6.0 months7.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)1.0 month1.0 month1.5 months1.1 months
Total Cost of CreditUGX 59,000.01UGX 196,000UGX 363,000UGX 720,000
True Price by Comp       
Interest price component55.5%57.5%51.0%55.9%
Fee Component32.1%19.1%16.0%17.1%
Insurance Component5.3%3.8%3.3%3.7%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component16.4%14.8%12.3%14.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)109.3%95.2%82.6%90.7%
Transparency Index33384440
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDFPDF
School Fees Loan Price Graphs

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Y-Save Cooperative Savings and Credit Society Ltd. Block 661 Flat EBuganda Road FlatsKampala, CentralPO Box 37191
Data approved: 2012-11-06
Data version: 2
Age of data: 96 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website address
Year established2004
Head of InstitutionDanstan Kisuule
Regions activeCentral
# Branches1

Total Portfolio (nat'l)UGX 4,216,212,589
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 1,686,485.04
Active clients with loans208
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients80% - 100%
Network affiliationsUCSCU, AMFIU, PSF (Private Sector Foundation)

Loan Products » Summary

208 Borrowers
USD 1,686,485 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Developmental Loan UGX 200,000 - 30,000,000 1 - 60 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Business, Housing, Education Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training, Financial management training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Developmental Loan 18.00% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 18.6% - 69% 19.8% - 74.5% 56
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