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Micro Bankers Trust Head OfficeLusaka
Data approved: 2011-12-12
Data version: 1
Age of data: 115 months


Sinapi Aba Trust 22A Ellis Avenue Nhyiaeso, near Capital RadioKumasi, AshantiP.O. Box 4911
Data approved: 2013-03-13
Data version: 2
Age of data: 91 months


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Product Summary

GHS 100 - 5,000
6 - 12
Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training
20.00%-40.00% annual, Flat
2 fees
1.00%-4.00% ongoing
10.00% upfront
46.3% - 64.7%
6.8% - 18.2%
2.2% - 3.1%
78.7% - 91.5%
22 - 52

Product Details

This product either has less than 50 active borrowers or less than 10 loan disbursements over the past 9 months. MFTransparency presents basic data rather than full data for low volume products
Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (ZMK)ZMK 170,743,403
Portfolio (USD)USD 32,993.89
Active Clients with Loans33
Approximate % Female Clients40% - 60%
Approximate % Urban Clients80% - 100%
This is a loan facility that finances small-scale farmers involved in poultry/goats and pig production. It finances along the value chains of production of these small livestock. The maximum loan term is 24 months.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
OtherIncl. Production
Other (2)
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age group
OtherRun or start a business
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institutionN/A
# Regions for this productN/A
Regions Active

Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (GHS)GHS 2,124,145
Portfolio (USD)USD 1,078,246.19
Active Clients with Loans4,150
Approximate % Female Clients80% - 100%
Approximate % Urban Clients60% - 80%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Designed for micro and small entrepreneurs to enable them to acquire basic inputs to expand businesses.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
OtherMicro School
Other (2)Special Agric Loan
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurance
Workplace visits
Business trainingx
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 institution10
# Regions for this product10
Regions ActiveGreater Accra Region, Central Region, Western Region, Eastern Region, Volta Region, Ashanti Region, Brong Ahafo Region, Northern Region, Upper East Region, Upper West Region

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeGHS 100
Maximum loan size5,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than GHS 1,00080%
GHS 1,000-5,00020%
GHS 5,000-7,5000
GHS 7,500-10,0000
GHS 10,000-13,0000
Greater than GHS 13,0000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term6.0 months
Longest loan term12.0 months
Approx average8.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months15%
Between 7 and 9 months70%
Between 10 and 12 months15%
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage100%
Average grace period1.0 month
Repayment Frequency
Every 2 weeks
Every 4 weeks
Every 2 months
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end paymentx
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Lowest quoted nominal interest20.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest40.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesTime as Client, Loan Size, Loan Purpose
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionProcessing FeeTraining Fee
% of loan amount - min3.50%0
% of loan amount - max3.50%0
OR, Fixed amount - min03
Fixed amount - max03
Reason for variationN/AN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?YesNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
This product has no upfront insurance fees
Ongoing Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionClient Welfare Fee
% of loan amount - min1.00%
% of loan amount - max4.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationVaries depending on loan term - 6 to 24 months. Fee is 2% p.a
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
CriteriaMost loans do not have compulsory savings for old clients
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 paid8.00%
Maximum interest rate paid8.00%
Interest payment frequencyMonthly
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Individual samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountGHS 400GHS 600GHS 1,500GHS 3,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2013-02-182013-03-122013-02-042013-03-12
Loan Term (Months)4.5 months4.5 months7.0 months9.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.5 months0.4 months0.4 months0.5 months
Total Cost of CreditGHS 80GHS 118.52GHS 342.54GHS 993.52
True Price by Comp       
Interest price component57.6%58.3%52.3%61.7%
Fee Component18.2%17.3%12.0%9.5%
Insurance Component2.7%2.7%2.5%2.8%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component13.0%13.0%11.9%13.1%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)91.5%91.3%78.7%87.1%
Transparency Index22222523
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MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDFPDF
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