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Pulse Financial Services Limited Cnr Freedom Way/Katunjila RoadLusakaP.O. Box RW 51269
Data approved: 2012-01-25
Data version: 1
Age of data: 107 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (ZMK)ZMK 304,000,000
Portfolio (USD)USD 58,743.96
Active Clients with Loans187
Approximate % Female Clients80% - 100%
Approximate % Urban Clients60% - 80%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
Women Market Loan Product
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business training
Other trainingx
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 institutionN/A
# Regions for this productN/A
Regions Active

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeZMK 1,000,000
Maximum loan size5,000,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term6.0 months
Longest loan term12.0 months
Approx average9.0 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 interest4.50%
Highest quoted nominal interest5.50%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesTime as Client
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 - min4.00%
% of loan amount - max7.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variation7% for loans <12.5million, 5% for loans of 12.5-20million, 5% for loans 20million.
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLife Insurance
% of loan amount - min0.50%
% of loan amount - max1.50%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
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 deposited20.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited0
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to depositAccess During
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid3.00%
Maximum interest rate paid6.00%
Interest payment frequencyEnd Term
Are taxes charged on this product?No
Additional Comments
Client is entitled to client share ownership program and has a minimum of 1% interest rebate paid if the loan was paid on time. The client has four options of investment. The repeat borrowers have a lower interest rate.

Full Pricing Data

Women Market Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountZMK 1,500,000ZMK 2,500,000ZMK 3,500,000ZMK 4,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2011-03-212011-04-072011-05-132011-05-30
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months6.0 months12.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
True Price by Comp       
Interest and Fee Component134.5%135.3%122.5%132.2%
Insurance Component4.5%4.5%4.0%4.4%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component61.9%52.6%50.1%60.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)200.9%192.4%176.6%196.5%
Transparency Index27283127
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDFPDF
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Microempresas de Antioquia A.C Calle 57A # 48-31Cra 49 # 53-19 Of 401Medellín, Antioquia
Data approved: 2011-08-01
Data version: 1
Age of data: 110 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established2007
Head of InstitutionAlberto Valencia Ramirez
Regions active
# Branches3

Total Portfolio (nat'l)COP 36,852,552,295
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 20,248,655.11
Active clients with loans15,941
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsSolidarios, Emprender, Mixmarket, Asomicrofinanzas

Loan Products » Summary

13,388 Borrowers
USD 16,952,117.26 Portfolio
Active Product
2,293 Borrowers
USD 10,370,054.79 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Microcredito Empresarial COP 300,000 - 51,500,000 1 - 36 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business, Eexcluisivamente para inversiones en su negocio Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits
Vivienda COP 1,606,800 - 21,424,000 12 - 180 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Housing Women, Men, Salaried worker, Tener ahorro programado 10% valor de la vivienda- con esto of property

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Microcredito Empresarial 33.6% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 31.3% - 33.7% 31.9% - 34.4% 100
Vivienda 14.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 2 Ins None N/A 15.1% - 15.3% 17.4% - 18.1% 79
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