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Institution

Opportunity Bank of Malawi Private Bag A71Lilongwe, Central
Data approved: 2012-11-29
Data version: 2
Age of data: 116 months

Product

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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (MWK)MWK 635,069,330
Portfolio (USD)USD 1,628,382.90
Active Clients with Loans34,795
Approximate % Female Clients40% - 60%
Approximate % Urban Clients20% - 40%
Methodology
Individual
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
Other
Description
Group loans are given to individuals running small businesses. Group members self-select and come from the same area. The loan is secured by the group's mutual guarantee. Members get transformation lessons as a benefit.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Mortgage/housing
Consumer loan
Agriculture
Education
Other household finance
Other
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business trainingx
Other training
Other
Other (2)
No other services
Eligibility
Menx
Womenx
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age group
Other
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution16
# Regions for this product18
Regions ActiveDedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Salima, ChitipaKaronga, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Blantyre, ChikwawaMangochi, Nsanje, Thyolo, Zomba

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
CurrencyMWK
Minimum loan sizeMWK 140,000
Maximum loan size2,800,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than MWK 50,0000
MWK 50,000-150,0005%
MWK 150,000-250,00030%
MWK 250,000-350,00030%
MWK 350,000-450,00015%
Greater than MWK 450,00015%
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term4.0 months
Longest loan term9.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months50%
Between 7 and 9 months50%
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage30%
Average grace period1.0 month
Repayment Frequency
Daily
Weekly
Every 2 weeksx
Every 4 weeks
Monthlyx
Every 2 months
Quarterly
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Interest
Lowest quoted nominal interest3.75%
Highest quoted nominal interest3.75%
Interest rate period4 Weeks
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionProcessing Fee
% of loan amount - min3.50%
% of loan amount - max3.50%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
This product has no upfront insurance fees
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
CriteriaN/A
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?No
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited15.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited0
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to depositEnd Term
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid7.00%
Maximum interest rate paid7.00%
Interest payment frequencyMonthly
Taxes
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Masiko (Group) Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountMWK 170,000MWK 230,000MWK 390,000MWK 830,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2012-11-142012-10-162012-10-182012-10-11
Loan Term (Months)5.9 months7.0 months9.0 months6.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.9 months0.9 months0.8 months1.0 month
Total Cost of CreditMWK 43,019.75MWK 66,687.60MWK 140,969.58MWK 214,035.80
True Price by Comp       
Interest price component62.4%64.4%65.9%61.4%
Fee Component11.5%10.3%8.5%11.1%
Insurance Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component18.7%19.4%19.5%18.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)92.6%94.1%93.9%90.5%
Transparency Index53525254
        
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