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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: 117 months

Institution

Urwego Opportunity Bank Plot 1230 NyarugengeAvenue de la PaixKigaliPO Box 748
Data approved: 1900-01-00
Data version: 3
Age of data: -   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

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.uob.rw/
Year established1997
Head of InstitutionTineyi Emmanuel Mawocha
Regions activeBugesera, Burera, Gakenke, Gasabo, Gatsibo, Gicumbi, Gisagara, Huye, Kamonyi, KarongiKayonza, Kicukiro, Kirehe, Muhanga, Musanze, Ngoma, Ngororero, Nyabihu, Nyagatare, NyamagabeNyamasheke, Nyanza, Nyarugenge, Nyaruguru, Rubavu, Ruhango, Rulindo, Rusizi, Rutsiro, Rwamagana
# Branches36

Total Portfolio (nat'l)RWF 9,442,026,780
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 14,753,166.84
Active clients with loans38,207
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsOpportunity International, Hope International, World Relief
FundersMasterCard Foundation, Gates Foundation, Credit Suisse, European Union

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 » Summary

4,400 Borrowers
USD 2,415,381.41 Portfolio
Active Product
31,626 Borrowers
USD 5,853,689.15 Portfolio
Active Product
1,331 Borrowers
USD 4,953,276.75 Portfolio
Active Product
348 Borrowers
USD 238,999.72 Portfolio
Active Product
255 Borrowers
USD 136,876.71 Portfolio
Active Product
0 Borrowers
USD 1,156,975.32 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 » 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 » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Advanced Community Banking RWF 250,000 - 3,000,000 6 - 12 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Business, Other Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Community Banking RWF 30,000 - 1,500,000 4 60% - 80% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Micro Individual/Business Loan RWF 250,000 - 60,000,000 8 - 60 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Business, Agriculture, Housing, Consumer, Education Women, Men Business Training
New Solidarity Group RWF 250,000 - 6,000,000 6 - 24 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Business, Consumer, Other Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Micro Consumer Loans RWF 50,000 - 5,000,000 3 - 36 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Consumer, Education, Other Women, Men, Salaried worker

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
Advanced Community Banking 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins 18.00% fees 10.0% upfront 43.4% - 50.1% 53% - 60.9% 42
Community Banking 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins 18.00% fees 10.0% upfront 47.4% - 54.7% 59.1% - 67.8% 37
Micro Individual/Business Loan 10.0%-20.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins 18.00% fees N/A 21.3% - 22.9% 22.1% - 24.5% 43
New Solidarity Group 18.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins 18.00% fees 15.0% upfront 44.2% 60.6% 30
Micro Consumer Loans 18.0%-20.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 22.1% - 25.9% 22.1% - 25.9% 75

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

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Advanced Community Banking 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins 18.00% fees 10.0% upfront 43.4% - 50.1% 53% - 60.9% 42
Community Banking 24.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins 18.00% fees 10.0% upfront 47.4% - 54.7% 59.1% - 67.8% 37
Micro Individual/Business Loan 10.0%-20.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins 18.00% fees N/A 21.3% - 22.9% 22.1% - 24.5% 43
New Solidarity Group 18.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins 18.00% fees 15.0% upfront 44.2% 60.6% 30
Micro Consumer Loans 18.0%-20.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 22.1% - 25.9% 22.1% - 25.9% 75
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