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Institution

Eshet MFI Head OfficeAddis AbabaPO Box 23923
Data approved: 2011-12-23
Data version: 1
Age of data: 115 months

Institution

Data approved: 2012-12-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 100 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established2000
Head of InstitutionMerga Bekele
Regions active
# Branches12

Total Portfolio (nat'l)ETB 44,028,216
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 2,392,837.83
Active clients with loans24,199
Approximate % female clients20% - 40%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsAEMFI, MAIN
FundersRUFIP, Oxfam Novib

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established2003
Head of InstitutionSiku Nkhoma
Regions activeDedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Ntcheu, Salima, ChitipaKaronga, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, Machinga, Mulanje
# Branches1

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 250,550,466.50
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 642,437.09
Active clients with loans2,351
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsSlum Dwellers International, MAMN, Malawi Homeless People's Federation
FundersSlum Dwellers International, Homeless International, African Development Bank, WASTE

Loan Products » Summary

1,827 Borrowers
USD 167,498.64 Portfolio
Active Product
528 Borrowers
USD 143,570.27 Portfolio
Active Product
16,472 Borrowers
USD 2,081,768.91 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Summary

139 Borrowers
USD 2,375.73 Portfolio
Active Product
334 Borrowers
USD 4,065.71 Portfolio
Active Product
870 Borrowers
USD 132,828.60 Portfolio
Active Product
255 Borrowers
USD 14,796.76 Portfolio
Active Product
Retired Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Business Loan ETB 500 - 7,500 6 - 18 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Business Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins
Employee Loan ETB 500 - 10,000 6 - 18 20% - 40% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker Credit Ins
Rural Agricultural Loan ETB 500 - 7,500 6 - 12 20% - 40% 0% - 20% Business, Agriculture Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Business Loan MWK 10,000 - 10,000 6 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Business, Can only be used for working capital Women, Men, Must be a member of the Malawi Homeless People's Federation. Business Training
Home Improvement Loan MWK 20,000 - 20,000 24 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Housing Women, Men, Must be a member of the Malawi Homeless People's Federation
Sanitation Loan MWK 40,000 - 100,000 24 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Sanitation Women, Men, Residents from the peri urban areas
Water Loan MWK 18,000 - 120,000 24 60% - 80% 80% - 100% water supply Women, Men, Residents from the peri urban areas

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Business Loan 18.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 31.2% - 32.3% 35.8% - 37.7% 49
Employee Loan 15.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 26.4% - 27.5% 28.4% - 29.9% 51
Rural Agricultural Loan 24.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 24.1% 26.6% - 26.8% 89

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Business Loan 24.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 16.8% 16.8% 100
Home Improvement Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Sanitation Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Water Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% - 11% 10.9% - 11% 100

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Business Loan 18.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 31.2% - 32.3% 35.8% - 37.7% 49
Employee Loan 15.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins Ins None N/A 26.4% - 27.5% 28.4% - 29.9% 51
Rural Agricultural Loan 24.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 5.0% upfront 10.00 ongoing 24.1% 26.6% - 26.8% 89

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Business Loan 24.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 16.8% 16.8% 100
Home Improvement Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Sanitation Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Water Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% - 11% 10.9% - 11% 100
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