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Addis Credit and Savings Institution Head OfficeAddis AbabaPO Box 5667
Data approved: 2012-01-13
Data version: 1
Age of data: 132 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (ETB)ETB 50,827,024
Portfolio (USD)USD 2,762,338.26
Active Clients with Loans10,644
Approximate % Female Clients20% - 40%
Approximate % Urban Clients0% - 20%
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
This loan is for agricultural purposes. It has a single end payment.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visitsx
Business training
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a business
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 sizeETB 700
Maximum loan size250,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term6.0 months
Longest loan term18.0 months
Approx average12.0 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 paymentx
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Lowest quoted nominal interest10.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest10.00%
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
This product has no upfront fees
Ongoing Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionService Charge
% of loan amount - min2.00%
% of loan amount - max2.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLoan 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 forAll
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited5.00%
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 paid5.00%
Maximum interest rate paid5.00%
Interest payment frequencyEnd Term
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Agriculture Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5Sample 6
Loan AmountETB 5,000ETB 5,000ETB 5,000ETB 5,000ETB 7,500ETB 7,500
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2011-08-112011-08-102011-07-262011-08-262011-08-022011-08-02
Loan Term (Months)24.0 months24.0 months18.0 months24.0 months18.0 months18.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months4.0 months4.0 months
Total Cost of CreditNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
True Price by Comp           
Interest and Fee Component19.8%19.8%20.4%18.3%17.3%17.3%
Insurance Component1.5%1.5%1.8%1.4%1.6%1.3%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component1.6%1.6%1.7%1.4%1.3%1.2%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)23.0%23.0%23.8%21.0%20.1%19.8%
Transparency Index444442485050
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Agriculture Loan Price Graphs

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Opportunity Bank of Malawi Private Bag A71Lilongwe, Central
Data approved: 2012-11-29
Data version: 2
Age of data: 117 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established2003
Head of InstitutionCosmus Kowuoche
Regions activeDedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Salima, ChitipaKaronga, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Blantyre, ChikwawaMangochi, Mulanje
# Branches33

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 3,598,720,264
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 9,227,487.86
Active clients with loans52,649
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsOpportunity International, MAMN, Bankers Association of Malawi
FundersOpportunity Transformation Investment, Opportunity Microfinance Investment, Trust for Transformation, Africap

Loan Products » Summary

10,659 Borrowers
USD 1,894,842.67 Portfolio
Active Product
34,795 Borrowers
USD 1,628,382.90 Portfolio
Active Product
2,306 Borrowers
USD 1,668,409 Portfolio
Active Product
3,548 Borrowers
USD 1,315,788.54 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agriculture Loan MWK 200,000 - 50,000,000 3 - 48 20% - 40% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Running a farming enterprise Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Masiko (Group) Loan MWK 140,000 - 2,800,000 4 - 9 40% - 60% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Mzati (Individual) Loan MWK 50,000 - 1,000,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land, Must have assets as collateral Credit Educ, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training, Social Issues Training (HIV/AIDS, Gender, Vision Building),, Mthunzi (Shelter) Insurance
Payroll Loan MWK 15,000 - 4,000,000 3 - 48 20% - 40% 40% - 60% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker, Age must be above 18 years Credit Ins

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Loan 37.00%-40.00% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None 15.00% upfront 33.6% - 33.9% 38.7% - 39% 95
Masiko (Group) Loan 48.75% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 15.00% upfront 72.5% - 74.7% 90.5% - 94.1% 52
Mzati (Individual) Loan 42.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 15.00% upfront 70% - 111.5% 92.3% - 144.5% 39
Payroll Loan 45.00% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 34.7% - 45.7% 34.7% - 45.7% 100
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