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Institution

Finance Savings and Credit Cooperative MUSCCO HouseLilongwePO Box 1292
Data approved: 2013-01-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 109 months

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

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
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
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
Institution Price Graph
Institution # Borrowers Portfolio (US$) Products Age of Data
AGFS20047,0002123
Ahantaman RB23,8009,896,0004105
APED13,7001,876,0002105
ASA Initiative4,400577,0004105
ASA-Ghana71,60018,385,0002105
ASPI80088,0006105
Atwima Kwanwoma3,8001,788,0002105
Baobab5,100967,0002105
BestFUND13,0004,172,0003105
Bonzali Rural10,4001,691,0004123
CashPhase83135,0002105
CASUD1,100524,0001105
CEDEF50054,0004105
CFF10013,0001105
CRAN3,6001,019,0002105
DQF1,70063,0002105
EASL9,20011,409,0006105
East Mamprusi12,5002,268,0004105
ELDA000105
EMPRETEC Ghana20056,0002105
FASL13,50014,047,0008105
Grameen Ghana9,500507,0003105
ID-Ghana5,600953,0003105
Innovative Finance2,700354,0003105
Kraban Support7,700781,0005123
KRB4,0006,350,0003105
Lower Pra RB34,0006,316,0003123
Maata-N-Tudu12,000941,0004105
Mail Finance300288,0001105
Markaz000105
Markaz Al Bishara10017,0001105
MicrofinPlus Gh1,100251,0002105
Nwabiagya RB4,0002,265,0003105
OISL62,00027,232,0009105
Pro Credit000105
Rich Step100101,0001105
SAT147,60029,359,0004105
Sekam Trust600137,0002105
Simli Pong8,900463,0003123
SS Ghana20035,0001105
TCCU10032,0003105
The Bridge40032,0003123
Union RB3,8002,361,0004105
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