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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: 102 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
      
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Institution

Bonzali Rural Bank KumbunguNorthern RegionPO Box 1197
Data approved: 2011-12-07
Data version: 1
Age of data: 96 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeRurBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established1990
Head of InstitutionMike D Tizaayel
Regions active
# Branches6

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 3,838,180
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 1,948,314.72
Active clients with loans9,508
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsGHAMFIN, ARB
FundersTrias Ghana, Speed Ghana, Action Aid

Loan Products » Summary

500 Borrowers
USD 77,932.49 Portfolio
Active Product
8,500 Borrowers
USD 1,068,071.07 Portfolio
Active Product
400 Borrowers
USD 389,662.94 Portfolio
Active Product
1,000 Borrowers
USD 155,864.97 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agricultural Loan GHS 200 - 2,000 4 - 8 0% - 20% 0% - 20% Agriculture Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training
Bonzali Microfinance Loan GHS 200 - 3,000 4 - 12 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training
Commercial Loan GHS 500 - 3,000 6 - 12 80% - 100% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business Business Training
Personal and Salary Loan GHS 100 - 2,000 6 - 12 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agricultural Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 88.2% 102.4% 29
Bonzali Microfinance Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 80.1% - 81.3% 96.5% - 100.8% 30
Commercial Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.00 upfront 68.4% - 206.6% 69.7% - 212.3% 25
Personal and Salary Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 58.6% - 62.1% 58.6% - 62.1% 50
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