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Institution

Letshego Kenya Limited P.O. Box 52926 00200Nairobi, Nairobi
Data approved: 2013-09-18
Data version: 2
Age of data: 92 months

Institution

Data approved: 2012-12-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 101 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.microafricagroup.com/
Year established2000
Head of InstitutionJames Mugambi
Regions activeCentral, Coast, Eastern, Nairobi, Rift Valley
# Branches11

Total Portfolio (nat'l)KES 770,993,115
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 9,311,511.05
Active clients with loans13,164
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliations
Funders

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

1,985 Borrowers
USD 3,233,509.01 Portfolio
Active Product
6,440 Borrowers
USD 3,471,656.48 Portfolio
Active Product
363 Borrowers
USD 60,130.79 Portfolio
Active Product
2,298 Borrowers
USD 1,545,809.67 Portfolio
Active Product
1,392 Borrowers
USD 913,677.99 Portfolio
Active Product
202 Borrowers
USD 10,668.14 Portfolio
Active Product
332 Borrowers
USD 23,617.40 Portfolio
Active Product
69 Borrowers
USD 11,838.38 Portfolio
Active Product
82 Borrowers
USD 39,637 Portfolio
Active Product
1 Borrowers
USD 966.18 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

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
Biashara KES 50,000 - 3,000,000 3 - 24 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business, Housing, Other Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training
Group KES 3,000 - 1,500,000 3 - 24 40% - 60% 20% - 40% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business, Must be known by the other members Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training
Maji Nyumbani KES 6,192 - 63,184 3 - 12 60% - 80% 0% - 20% This loan is for the purchase of water tanks only Women, Men Credit Educ, Other Training
Government Check Off KES 1 - 1,000,000 3 - 60 0% - 20% 20% - 40% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker Credit Educ
Payroll (MOU) KES 1 - 300,000 3 - 24 0% - 20% 20% - 40% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Credit Ins
Solar KES 2,990 - 41,400 3 - 12 40% - 60% 0% - 20% Housing Women, Men Credit Educ, Other Training
Emergency KES 3,000 - 10,000 3 - 4 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Other Training
School Fees KES 10,000 - 50,000 3 - 6 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Education Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Other Training
Biogas KES 20,000 - 250,000 3 - 18 40% - 60% 0% - 20% Consumer Women, Men, Have home or land Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Other Training

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
Biashara 22.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 41.5% - 47.5% 44.3% - 64% 44
Group 20.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 15.0%-20.0% upfront 400.00 ongoing 37% - 42.9% 59.1% - 79.9% 31
Maji Nyumbani 22.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins None 10.0%-20.0% upfront 37.9% - 38.5% 49.8% - 52% 43
Government Check Off 23.3%-30.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 49.8% - 51.9% 50.9% - 52.4% 45
Payroll (MOU) 22.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 41.9% - 46% 43.7% - 49.1% 48
Solar 20.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 34.4% - 35.6% 34.4% - 35.6% 57
Emergency 18.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 29.7% - 31.6% 38.6% - 41.2% 45
School Fees 22.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 31.6% - 34.2% 37.8% - 40.9% 91
Biogas 20.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 32.3% - 32.4% 35.8% - 35.9% 56

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
Biashara 22.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 41.5% - 47.5% 44.3% - 64% 44
Group 20.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 15.0%-20.0% upfront 400.00 ongoing 37% - 42.9% 59.1% - 79.9% 31
Maji Nyumbani 22.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 10.0%-20.0% upfront 37.9% - 38.5% 49.8% - 52% 43
Government Check Off 23.3%-30.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins Ins None N/A 49.8% - 51.9% 50.9% - 52.4% 45
Payroll (MOU) 22.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins Ins None N/A 41.9% - 46% 43.7% - 49.1% 48
Solar 20.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None N/A 34.4% - 35.6% 34.4% - 35.6% 57
Emergency 18.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None N/A 29.7% - 31.6% 38.6% - 41.2% 45
School Fees 22.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins Ins None N/A 31.6% - 34.2% 37.8% - 40.9% 91
Biogas 20.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins Ins None N/A 32.3% - 32.4% 35.8% - 35.9% 56

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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