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Institution

Empowerment Micro Finance institution ltd 72, Sikoongo RoadSiavonga, Zambia, Souther ProvinceP.O.BOX 183
Data approved: 2011-12-12
Data version: 1
Age of data: 117 months

Product

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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (ZMK)ZMK 93,225,090
Portfolio (USD)USD 18,014.51
Active Clients with Loans51
Approximate % Female Clients20% - 40%
Approximate % Urban Clients60% - 80%
Methodology
Individualx
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Other
Description
This loan is paid by installment due by the client through a deduction from his/her payslip. The interest rate for this product is lower than the one foreseen for Individual loans. Collateral are still required.
Loan Purpose
Any purposex
Income generation
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 training
Other
Other (2)
No other servicesx
Eligibility
Menx
Womenx
Must run a business
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried workerx
Must be specific age group
Other
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
CurrencyZMK
Minimum loan sizeZMK 500,000
Maximum loan size7,000,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term2.0 months
Longest loan term10.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Grace Period
Grace period usage10%
Average grace period0.5 months
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 interest30.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest42.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesThe interest rate can vary between 30% and 42% depending on the number of employees within the company that can access the loan. The past performances of the employer in term of creditwortiness are also considered
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionApplication Fee
% of loan amount - min0
% of loan amount - max0
OR, Fixed amount - min10,000
Fixed amount - max10,000
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
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 forNever
CriteriaN/A
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?N/A
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?N/A
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount depositedN/A
or, Fixed-amount depositedN/A
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount depositedN/A
or, Fixed-amount depositedN/A
Conditions on access to depositN/A
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paidN/A
Maximum interest rate paidN/A
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Taxes
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Salary Backed Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountZMK 1,200,000ZMK 3,000,000ZMK 3,000,000ZMK 4,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2010-11-182010-11-182010-11-182010-11-24
Loan Term (Months)7.0 months12.0 months12.0 months12.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
True Price by Comp       
Interest and Fee Component50.6%50.3%50.3%48.9%
Insurance Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)50.6%50.3%50.3%48.9%
Transparency Index59606061
        
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Institution

Opportunity International Savings & Loans Ltd. No. D765/3 Kwame Nkrumah AvenueAccra, Greater AccraPO Box JT 323
Data approved: 2013-03-12
Data version: 2
Age of data: 93 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.opportunityghana.com/
Year established2004
Head of InstitutionKwame Owusu-Boateng
Regions activeGreater Accra Region, Central Region, Western Region, Eastern Region, Ashanti Region, Brong Ahafo Region
# Branches29

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 56,590,868
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 28,726,328.93
Active clients with loans62,525
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsOpportunity International USA
FundersOpportunity Microfinance Investment Ltd, Opportunity Transformation Investment, Sinapi Aba Trust, Oikocredit

Loan Products » Summary

7,428 Borrowers
USD 1,242,790.36 Portfolio
Active Product
53 Borrowers
USD 241,847.21 Portfolio
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273 Borrowers
USD 144,458.88 Portfolio
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39,801 Borrowers
USD 11,025,252.79 Portfolio
Active Product
3,257 Borrowers
USD 2,895,500.51 Portfolio
Active Product
595 Borrowers
USD 4,731,220.81 Portfolio
Active Product
1,443 Borrowers
USD 913,463.45 Portfolio
Active Product
8,946 Borrowers
USD 5,867,048.22 Portfolio
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245 Borrowers
USD 171,009.14 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agriculture Loan GHS 130 - 10,000 6 - 9 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business, Farming Women, Men, Specific age group, Farmers Credit Educ, Credit Ins
Church Loan GHS 5,000 - 100,000 3 - 37 0% 60% - 80% Financing church building Women, Men, Fully registered functioning church Credit Educ
Salary Loan GHS 270 - 15,000 6 - 24 20% - 40% 100% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Credit Ins
Group Loan GHS 100 - 8,000 3 - 12 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Individual Loan GHS 200 - 12,000 2 - 24 40% - 60% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Credit Ins
ISME / Edufinance GHS 10,000 - 100,000 10 - 37 0% - 20% 80% - 100% Business, Education Women, Men, Have business, Fully registered and licensed school Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Susu Loan GHS 100 - 10,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men Credit Educ, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Adehye Loan GHS 280 - 8,000 3 - 8 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business, Must be a good group loan client. Credit Educ, Group Mtgs
Eduloan GHS 500 - 3,000 24 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Education Women, Men Credit Educ

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Loan 36.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 10.0% upfront 40.8% - 65.4% 47% - 78.8% 61
Church Loan 39.0% annual, Decl Bal 2 Fees 1 Ins None 15.0% upfront 42.1% - 45.3% 55.6% - 61.3% 66
Salary Loan 24.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 43.4% - 48.5% 44.6% - 50.6% 51
Group Loan 41.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 15.0% upfront 77.5% - 90.7% 103% - 123.9% 36
Individual Loan 42.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 10.0% upfront 67.6% - 79% 78.4% - 95.7% 47
ISME / Edufinance 39.0% annual, Decl Bal 2 Fees 1 Ins None 43% - 46.3% 44.4% - 48% 84
Susu Loan 39.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 68.4% - 74.6% 69.8% - 77.3% 53
Adehye Loan 38.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 15.0%-20.0% upfront 67.1% - 81.6% 96.6% - 124.1% 35
Eduloan 24.0%-37.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 41.6% - 74.1% 42.5% - 78% 37
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