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Institution

Dire Microfinance Head OfficeDire DawaPO Box 2859
Data approved: 2011-12-23
Data version: 1
Age of data: 116 months

Institution

FINCA Malawi Ltd Private Mail Bag 382ChichiriBlantyre, SouthernPO Box 382
Data approved: 2012-12-01
Data version: 2
Age of data: 101 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established1996
Head of InstitutionSentayehu Ketema
Regions active
# Branches9

Total Portfolio (nat'l)ETB 17,886,789
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 972,108.10
Active clients with loans5,015
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients80% - 100%
Network affiliationsAEMFI, MAIN
Funders

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.finca.org/
Year established1994
Head of InstitutionPonsiano Ndyabahika
Regions activeDedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Ntcheu, Ntchisi, SalimaKaronga, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, MachingaMangochi, Mulanje, Mwanza, Nsanje
# Branches18

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 1,463,320,000
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 3,752,102.56
Active clients with loans29,927
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients20% - 40%
Network affiliationsMAMN, Council of Non-Governmental Organizations (CONGOMA)
FundersFINCA International

Loan Products » Summary

317 Borrowers
USD 88,673.91 Portfolio
Active Product
4,437 Borrowers
USD 534,575 Portfolio
Active Product
187 Borrowers
USD 152,923.91 Portfolio
Active Product
38 Borrowers
USD 52,092.39 Portfolio
Low Volume Product
Note: MFTransparency presents full data for active products with over 50 borrowers. Basic data is shown for lower volume products

Loan Products » Summary

2,221 Borrowers
USD 788,566.67 Portfolio
Active Product
20,635 Borrowers
USD 1,876,051.28 Portfolio
Active Product
6,991 Borrowers
USD 1,087,484.62 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Consumption Loan ETB 2,000 - 10,000 12 - 24 20% - 40% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Group Loan ETB 2,500 - 10,000 1 - 12 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Individual Loan ETB 2,500 - 80,000 12 - 36 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Individual Business Loan MWK 50,000 - 4,500,000 6 - 12 20% - 40% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins
Village Banking Loan MWK 5,000 - 400,000 4 - 6 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training, Team work, etc.
Small Group Loan MWK 40,000 - 500,000 6 - 12 60% - 80% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Consumption Loan 10.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 18.1% - 22.1% 18.1% - 22.1% 51
Group Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 24.2% - 24.5% 24.2% - 24.5% 47
Individual Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 21.2% - 24.3% 21.2% - 24.3% 51

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Individual Business Loan 60.00%-67.20% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 62.8% - 71.1% 62.8% - 71.1% 89
Village Banking Loan 84.00%-90.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 1 Ins None 10.00% upfront 83.5% - 96.1% 99.9% - 118.1% 78
Small Group Loan 78.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 72% - 75.3% 73.7% - 77.1% 100

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Consumption Loan 10.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 18.1% - 22.1% 18.1% - 22.1% 51
Group Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 24.2% - 24.5% 24.2% - 24.5% 47
Individual Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 21.2% - 24.3% 21.2% - 24.3% 51

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Individual Business Loan 60.00%-67.20% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 62.8% - 71.1% 62.8% - 71.1% 89
Village Banking Loan 84.00%-90.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 83.5% - 96.1% 99.9% - 118.1% 78
Small Group Loan 78.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 1 Ins Ins None N/A 72% - 75.3% 73.7% - 77.1% 100
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