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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

Institution

Dire Microfinance Head OfficeDire DawaPO Box 2859
Data approved: 2011-12-23
Data version: 1
Age of data: 130 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.oibm.mw/
Year established2003
Head of InstitutionCosmus Kowuoche
Regions activeDedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Mchinji, Nkhotakota, Salima, ChitipaKaronga, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Blantyre, ChikwawaMangochi, Mulanje
# Branches33

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 3,598,720,264
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 9,227,487.86
Active clients with loans52,649
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsOpportunity International, MAMN, Bankers Association of Malawi
FundersOpportunity Transformation Investment, Opportunity Microfinance Investment, Trust for Transformation, Africap

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon Bank Financial Institution
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established1996
Head of InstitutionSentayehu Ketema
Regions active
# Branches9

Total Portfolio (nat'l)ETB 17,886,789
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 972,108.10
Active clients with loans5,015
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients80% - 100%
Network affiliationsAEMFI, MAIN
Funders

Loan Products » Summary

10,659 Borrowers
USD 1,894,842.67 Portfolio
Active Product
34,795 Borrowers
USD 1,628,382.90 Portfolio
Active Product
2,306 Borrowers
USD 1,668,409 Portfolio
Active Product
3,548 Borrowers
USD 1,315,788.54 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Summary

317 Borrowers
USD 88,673.91 Portfolio
Active Product
4,437 Borrowers
USD 534,575 Portfolio
Active Product
187 Borrowers
USD 152,923.91 Portfolio
Active Product
38 Borrowers
USD 52,092.39 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
Agriculture Loan MWK 200,000 - 50,000,000 3 - 48 20% - 40% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Running a farming enterprise Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Masiko (Group) Loan MWK 140,000 - 2,800,000 4 - 9 40% - 60% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Business Training
Mzati (Individual) Loan MWK 50,000 - 1,000,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land, Must have assets as collateral Credit Educ, Credit Ins, Business Training, Other Training, Social Issues Training (HIV/AIDS, Gender, Vision Building),, Mthunzi (Shelter) Insurance
Payroll Loan MWK 15,000 - 4,000,000 3 - 48 20% - 40% 40% - 60% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker, Age must be above 18 years Credit Ins

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Consumption Loan ETB 2,000 - 10,000 12 - 24 20% - 40% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Group Loan ETB 2,500 - 10,000 1 - 12 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Individual Loan ETB 2,500 - 80,000 12 - 36 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Loan 37.00%-40.00% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None 15.00% upfront 33.6% - 33.9% 38.7% - 39% 95
Masiko (Group) Loan 48.75% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 15.00% upfront 72.5% - 74.7% 90.5% - 94.1% 52
Mzati (Individual) Loan 42.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins None 15.00% upfront 70% - 111.5% 92.3% - 144.5% 39
Payroll Loan 45.00% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 34.7% - 45.7% 34.7% - 45.7% 100

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Consumption Loan 10.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 18.1% - 22.1% 18.1% - 22.1% 51
Group Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 24.2% - 24.5% 24.2% - 24.5% 47
Individual Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 21.2% - 24.3% 21.2% - 24.3% 51

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Loan 37.00%-40.00% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 15.00% upfront 33.6% - 33.9% 38.7% - 39% 95
Masiko (Group) Loan 48.75% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 15.00% upfront 72.5% - 74.7% 90.5% - 94.1% 52
Mzati (Individual) Loan 42.00% annual, Flat 2 Fees 1 Ins Ins None 15.00% upfront 70% - 111.5% 92.3% - 144.5% 39
Payroll Loan 45.00% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 34.7% - 45.7% 34.7% - 45.7% 100

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Consumption Loan 10.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 18.1% - 22.1% 18.1% - 22.1% 51
Group Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 24.2% - 24.5% 24.2% - 24.5% 47
Individual Loan 11.5% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None N/A 21.2% - 24.3% 21.2% - 24.3% 51
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