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Meanwood Finance Corporation Limited Design HouseCairo RoadLusakaPO Box 31334
Data approved: 2011-12-12
Data version: 1
Age of data: 111 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (ZMK)ZMK 1,800,000,000
Portfolio (USD)USD 347,826.09
Active Clients with Loans550
Approximate % Female Clients40% - 60%
Approximate % Urban Clients80% - 100%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
These are consumer loans targeted to clients in formal employment.
Loan Purpose
Any purposex
Income generation
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business training
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a business
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried workerx
Must be specific age group
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
Minimum loan sizeZMK 500,000
Maximum loan size20,000,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term1.0 month
Longest loan term3.0 months
Approx average3.0 months
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 interest10.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest12.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesTime as Client, Loan Size, Client Risk
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionProcessing Fee
% of loan amount - min0
% of loan amount - max0
OR, Fixed amount - min60,000
Fixed amount - max100,000
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 forAll
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 depositEnd Term
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid0
Maximum interest rate paid0
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Personal Loans samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5
Loan AmountZMK 2,000,000ZMK 2,800,000ZMK 3,000,000ZMK 5,000,000ZMK 5,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2011-06-132011-06-282011-04-212011-06-212011-06-24
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months3.0 months3.0 months3.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
True Price by Comp         
Interest and Fee Component229.5%219.6%217.9%218.5%223.9%
Insurance Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component36.3%35.1%34.2%34.8%35.3%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)265.7%254.7%252.0%253.4%259.2%
Transparency Index4547484746
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Simli Pong SimplipongTamale, Northern Region
Data approved: 2011-12-07
Data version: 1
Age of data: 105 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website addressN/A
Year established1986
Head of InstitutionNantogma Issah Abdulai
Regions active
# Branches6

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 927,856
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 470,992.89
Active clients with loans8,970
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsASSFIN, GHAMFIN

Loan Products » Summary

120 Borrowers
USD 36,781.73 Portfolio
Active Product
5,720 Borrowers
USD 319,147.72 Portfolio
Active Product
3,100 Borrowers
USD 107,104.06 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agriculture Loan GHS 300 - 500 6 - 12 40% - 60% 0% - 20% Business, Farming Women, Men, Must be in a group, must have a farm Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Other Training
Agro-Processing Loan GHS 100 - 2,100 6 - 12 80% - 100% 0% - 20% Business, for agro-processing activities Women Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Trading Loan GHS 100 - 1,200 12 80% - 100% 20% - 40% Business, petty trading Women Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Loan 20.00% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 29.8% - 30.1% 29.8% - 30.1% 66
Agro-Processing Loan 27.00%-30.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 44.4% - 57.6% 52.1% - 68.6% 45
Trading Loan 27.00%-30.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 51.2% - 60.8% 51.2% - 60.8% 47
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