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Institution

Youth Self Employment Foundation Head OfficeDar Es SalaamPO Box 74379
Data approved: 2011-12-18
Data version: 1
Age of data: 130 months

Institution

BestFUND Head OfficeCantomentsAccra, Greater AccraP.O. Box CT 5217
Data approved: 2013-03-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 112 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website addresshttp://www.yosefo.org/
Year established1996
Head of InstitutionAletmius Millinga
Regions active
# Branches6

Total Portfolio (nat'l)TZS 3,516,132,881
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 2,211,404.33
Active clients with loans17,135
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsTAMFI
FundersMiche Foundation, Stromme Foundation

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website addresshttp://www.bestfundghana.org
Year established2005
Head of InstitutionDr. Emmanuel Shaft Boamah
Regions activeGreater Accra Region, Ashanti Region
# Branches3

Total Portfolio (nat'l)GHS 8,220,420
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 4,172,802.03
Active clients with loans13,064
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsGHAMFIN, ASSFIN, AMT
Funders

Loan Products » Summary

3,305 Borrowers
USD 144,872 Portfolio
Active Product
13,714 Borrowers
USD 2,003,646.91 Portfolio
Active Product
116 Borrowers
USD 62,885.41 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Summary

1,211 Borrowers
USD 1,071,131.98 Portfolio
Active Product
9,642 Borrowers
USD 2,535,665.48 Portfolio
Active Product
2,211 Borrowers
USD 566,004.57 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Benkijamii Loan TZS 50,000 - 1,500,000 3 - 12 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business, Belong to the community enjoying the services Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Group Loan TZS 50,000 - 2,000,000 3 - 12 60% - 80% 60% - 80% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins
Mavuno Loan TZS 2,000,000 - 15,000,000 3 - 12 60% - 80% 80% - 100% Any Purpose Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Capacity Loan GHS 3,000 - 8,000 6 - 10 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business, Education Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits
Group Loan GHS 2,000 - 10,000 5 - 8 80% - 100% 0% - 20% Business, Education, Land Women, Men, Have business, Salaried worker Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits
Individual Loan GHS 500 - 1,000 4 - 6 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Benkijamii Loan 24.00%-29.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 25.00% upfront 45.1% - 54.3% 89.8% - 106.4% 25
Group Loan 24.00%-29.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 25.00% upfront 48.9% - 52.3% 62% - 106.5% 26
Mavuno Loan 24.00%-29.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 25.00% upfront 49.6% - 51.5% 88.6% - 91.8% 26

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Capacity Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 64.5% - 68% 74.9% - 78.8% 47
Group Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 59% - 70.2% 68.1% - 81.6% N/A
Individual Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 62.3% - 69.1% 72.1% - 80.2% 47

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Benkijamii Loan 24.00%-29.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 25.00% upfront 45.1% - 54.3% 89.8% - 106.4% 25
Group Loan 24.00%-29.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 25.00% upfront 48.9% - 52.3% 62% - 106.5% 26
Mavuno Loan 24.00%-29.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 25.00% upfront 49.6% - 51.5% 88.6% - 91.8% 26

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Capacity Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 64.5% - 68% 74.9% - 78.8% 47
Group Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 59% - 70.2% 68.1% - 81.6% N/A
Individual Loan 36.0%-96.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins Ins None 10.0% upfront 62.3% - 69.1% 72.1% - 80.2% 47
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