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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: 107 months

Product

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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (ZMK)ZMK 241,506,390
Portfolio (USD)USD 46,667.90
Active Clients with Loans521
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients0% - 20%
Methodology
Individualx
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Other
Description
This loan is given to people in selfselected groups that want to start up a small business or boost an existing business. Groups consist of 3-7 members. The product is structured in 4 different levels which differ for interest & amount.
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 training
OtherRecord Keeping Training
Other (2)Household Approach Training, Monthly Monitoring
No other services
Eligibility
Menx
Womenx
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
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 400,000
Maximum loan size1,200,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term4.0 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 interest3.50%
Highest quoted nominal interest5.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesLoan Size
Interest rate periodMonthly
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
Additional Comments
Each member within a group should attend a number of compulsory training before disbursement. Non attendance could disqualified the client from receiving the loan. Training are in Business Management, Household Approach and Microcredit Scheme

Full Pricing Data

Solidarity Group Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3
Loan AmountZMK 400,000ZMK 600,000ZMK 1,200,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2011-06-132011-06-062011-05-30
Loan Term (Months)4.0 months4.0 months5.0 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 Component96.0%94.2%68.6%
Insurance Component0.0%0.0%0.0%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component0.0%0.0%0.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)96.0%94.2%68.6%
Transparency Index444561
      
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDF
Solidarity Group Loan Price Graphs


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APED13,7001,876,000283
ASA Initiative4,400577,000483
ASA-Ghana71,60018,385,000283
ASPI80088,000683
Atwima Kwanwoma3,8001,788,000283
Baobab5,100967,000283
BestFUND13,0004,172,000383
Bonzali Rural10,4001,691,0004101
CashPhase83135,000283
CASUD1,100524,000183
CEDEF50054,000483
CFF10013,000183
CRAN3,6001,019,000283
DQF1,70063,000283
EASL9,20011,409,000683
East Mamprusi12,5002,268,000483
ELDA00083
EMPRETEC Ghana20056,000283
FASL13,50014,047,000883
Grameen Ghana9,500507,000383
ID-Ghana5,600953,000383
Innovative Finance2,700354,000383
Kraban Support7,700781,0005101
KRB4,0006,350,000383
Lower Pra RB34,0006,316,0003101
Maata-N-Tudu12,000941,000483
Mail Finance300288,000183
Markaz00083
Markaz Al Bishara10017,000183
MicrofinPlus Gh1,100251,000283
Nwabiagya RB4,0002,265,000383
OISL62,00027,232,000983
Pro Credit00083
Rich Step100101,000183
SAT147,60029,359,000483
Sekam Trust600137,000283
Simli Pong8,900463,0003101
SS Ghana20035,000183
TCCU10032,000383
The Bridge40032,0003101
Union RB3,8002,361,000483
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