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Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA) Stand No. 4513 Madzimoyo Road, NorthmeadLusaka, Lusaka Province
Data approved: 2014-10-20
Data version: 2
Age of data: 74 months
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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (ZMW)ZMW 14,426,065
Portfolio (USD)USD 2,253,062.30
Active Clients with Loans113
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients20% - 40%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
These are individual loans meant for the small medium enterprise sector. These loans are easily accessible with very competitive interest rates and minimum documentation required.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit education
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 worker
Must be specific age group
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution5
# Regions for this product5
Regions ActiveCentral Province, Copperbelt Province, Eastern Province, Northern Province, Southern Province

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeZMW 100,000
Maximum loan size600,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term12.0 months
Longest loan term36.0 months
Approx average20.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months0
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months20%
Between 13 and 18 months30%
Longer than 18 months50%
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 interest4.13%
Highest quoted nominal interest4.13%
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodDecl Bal
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionArrangement and Deposit FeeAsset Inspection and Credit Reference Fee
% of loan amount - min7.96%0
% of loan amount - max8.00%0
OR, Fixed amount - min0225
Fixed amount - max0225
Reason for variation1.96% to 2% paid for Arrangement fee and 6% for Deposit fee. The processing fee varies depending on the loan cycle. Repeat clients are offered a lower processing fee.Asset Inspection Fee = 25 ZMW; CRF = 200 ZMW
Appears on Repayment Sched?YesYes
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionCredit Life Insurance
% of loan amount - min1.00%
% of loan amount - max1.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forNever
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
Are taxes charged on this product?No

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Diaconia Av. Juan Pablo II No 125 El AltoLa Paz
Data approved: 2013-09-16
Data version: 2
Age of data: 84 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website address
Year established1991
Head of InstitutionRicardo Suxo Condori
Regions activeBeni , Chuquisaca , Cochabamba , La Paz , Oruro , Potosí, Santa Cruz, Tarija
# Branches36

Total Portfolio (nat'l)BOB 578,706,840
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 85,734,346.67
Active clients with loans67,073
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients80% - 100%
Network affiliationsFINRURAL
FundersMision Alianza Noruega

Loan Products » Summary

27,255 Borrowers
USD 9,952,828.99 Portfolio
Active Product
39,818 Borrowers
USD 75,781,519.36 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Credito de Banca Communal BOB 200 - 10,000 4 - 10 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Business, Housing, Consumer, Education, Other Women Group Mtgs
Microcredito Individual BOB 200 - 560,000 3 - 96 20% - 40% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men Other Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Credito de Banca Communal 36.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins None 20.0% upfront 20.00% ongoing 55.8% - 59.6% 93.5% - 106.7% 36
Microcredito Individual 13.0%-24.0% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 17.1% - 24.1% 17.7% - 24.7% 62
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