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Institution

Data approved: 2013-07-16
Data version: 2
Age of data: 100 months

Institution

Finance Savings and Credit Cooperative MUSCCO HouseLilongwePO Box 1292
Data approved: 2013-01-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 102 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website addresshttp://www.bimaskenya.com
Year established1997
Head of InstitutionPatrick Gathondu
Regions activeCentral, Eastern, Nairobi, Rift Valley
# Branches19

Total Portfolio (nat'l)KES 397,880,258
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 4,805,317.13
Active clients with loans10,118
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliations
Funders

Institution Details

Institution TypeCredit Union / Cooperative
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established2004
Head of InstitutionKingsley Mulewa
Regions activeLilongwe, Mchinji, Salima, Mzimba, Blantyre
# Branches5

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 106,822,473.20
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 273,903.78
Active clients with loans4,221
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsMUSCCO, MAMN
FundersHivos, Cordaid, MUSSCO

Loan Products » Summary

177 Borrowers
USD 36,426.97 Portfolio
Active Product
339 Borrowers
USD 212,004.75 Portfolio
Active Product
1,362 Borrowers
USD 331,099.98 Portfolio
Active Product
176 Borrowers
USD 75,449.82 Portfolio
Active Product
8,244 Borrowers
USD 2,621,006.47 Portfolio
Active Product
715 Borrowers
USD 98,801.78 Portfolio
Active Product
156 Borrowers
USD 1,304,347.83 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Summary

584 Borrowers
USD 87,645.46 Portfolio
Active Product
1,240 Borrowers
USD 32,650.35 Portfolio
Active Product
800 Borrowers
USD 34,888.54 Portfolio
Active Product
122 Borrowers
USD 3,565.86 Portfolio
Active Product
423 Borrowers
USD 39,546.22 Portfolio
Active Product
562 Borrowers
USD 69,686.92 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Hitimu Loan KES 10,000 - 80,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Education Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training
Imarika Loan KES 50,000 - 200,000 3 - 18 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training
Mama Plus Loan KES 10,000 - 200,000 6 - 12 80% - 100% 40% - 60% Business Women, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training
Mifugo Loan KES 50,000 - 100,000 9 - 12 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Agriculture Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training
Msingi Loan KES 20,000 - 300,000 3 - 18 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business, Agriculture Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training
Upesi Loan KES 10,000 - 50,000 3 - 6 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business, Consumer, Other Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training, Other Training
Biashara Loan KES 300,000 - 3,000,000 18 - 24 40% - 60% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Credit Ins, Business Training

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Mpamba (Individual Business Loan) MWK 6,000 - 1,500,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 60% - 80% Business, Housing, Consumer, Education Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Credit Ins, Business Training
Mwai wa Mayi (Female Group Loan) MWK 5,000 - 500,000 6 80% - 100% 60% - 80% Business Women, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training
Phindu (Group Business) MWK 5,000 - 500,000 6 - 12 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Pompopompo (Emergency Loan) MWK 1,120 - 30,000 2 - 5 40% - 60% 80% - 100% Other Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Credit Ins
Umphawi (Share Oriented Loan) MWK 5,000 - 1,500,000 3 - 12 0% - 20% 20% - 40% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker
Payroll Loan MWK 5,000 - 1,500,000 3 - 12 20% - 40% 40% - 60% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker Credit Educ

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Hitimu Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 25.0% upfront 100.00 ongoing 42.4% - 43.9% 81.1% - 122.3% 23
Imarika Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 15.0% upfront 200.00 ongoing 42% - 42.9% 64% - 77.2% 31
Mama Plus Loan 8.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 15.0% upfront 100.00 ongoing 20.2% - 24.4% 33.3% - 57.4% 18
Mifugo Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 25.0% upfront 100.00 ongoing 42.9% - 44% 86.3% - 96.4% 24
Msingi Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 10.0%-25.0% upfront 40.8% - 44% 66.5% - 80.6% 30
Upesi Loan 24.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 39.4% - 40.7% 39.4% - 40.7% 60
Biashara Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 1,000.00 ongoing 42.2% - 44.1% 46.2% - 48.2% 47

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Mpamba (Individual Business Loan) 32.00%-42.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 50.00% upfront 60.1% - 78.9% 187.8% - 297% 12
Mwai wa Mayi (Female Group Loan) 45.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 33.33% upfront 82.1% - 82.8% 177% - 177.8% 25
Phindu (Group Business) 45.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 33.33% upfront 82.3% - 83.4% 176.4% - 179.8% 25
Pompopompo (Emergency Loan) 36.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 50.00% upfront 79.4% - 83.5% 298.2% - 308.4% 11
Umphawi (Share Oriented Loan) 42.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 50.00% upfront 74.8% - 79% 233.9% - 303.8% 15
Payroll Loan 38.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 50.00% upfront 68.8% - 74% 223.1% - 291.3% 16

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Hitimu Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 25.0% upfront 100.00 ongoing 42.4% - 43.9% 81.1% - 122.3% 23
Imarika Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 15.0% upfront 200.00 ongoing 42% - 42.9% 64% - 77.2% 31
Mama Plus Loan 8.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 15.0% upfront 100.00 ongoing 20.2% - 24.4% 33.3% - 57.4% 18
Mifugo Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 25.0% upfront 100.00 ongoing 42.9% - 44% 86.3% - 96.4% 24
Msingi Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 10.0%-25.0% upfront 40.8% - 44% 66.5% - 80.6% 30
Upesi Loan 24.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None N/A 39.4% - 40.7% 39.4% - 40.7% 60
Biashara Loan 22.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 1,000.00 ongoing 42.2% - 44.1% 46.2% - 48.2% 47

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Mpamba (Individual Business Loan) 32.00%-42.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 50.00% upfront 60.1% - 78.9% 187.8% - 297% 12
Mwai wa Mayi (Female Group Loan) 45.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 33.33% upfront 82.1% - 82.8% 177% - 177.8% 25
Phindu (Group Business) 45.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 33.33% upfront 82.3% - 83.4% 176.4% - 179.8% 25
Pompopompo (Emergency Loan) 36.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 50.00% upfront 79.4% - 83.5% 298.2% - 308.4% 11
Umphawi (Share Oriented Loan) 42.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 50.00% upfront 74.8% - 79% 233.9% - 303.8% 15
Payroll Loan 38.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 50.00% upfront 68.8% - 74% 223.1% - 291.3% 16
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