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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: 120 months

Institution

Data approved: 2012-12-04
Data version: 2
Age of data: 106 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?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established2003
Head of InstitutionSiku Nkhoma
Regions activeDedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Lilongwe, Ntcheu, Salima, ChitipaKaronga, Mzimba, Nkhata Bay, Rumphi, Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Chiradzulu, Machinga, Mulanje
# Branches1

Total Portfolio (nat'l)MWK 250,550,466.50
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 642,437.09
Active clients with loans2,351
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsSlum Dwellers International, MAMN, Malawi Homeless People's Federation
FundersSlum Dwellers International, Homeless International, African Development Bank, WASTE

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

139 Borrowers
USD 2,375.73 Portfolio
Active Product
334 Borrowers
USD 4,065.71 Portfolio
Active Product
870 Borrowers
USD 132,828.60 Portfolio
Active Product
255 Borrowers
USD 14,796.76 Portfolio
Active Product
Retired 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
Business Loan MWK 10,000 - 10,000 6 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Business, Can only be used for working capital Women, Men, Must be a member of the Malawi Homeless People's Federation. Business Training
Home Improvement Loan MWK 20,000 - 20,000 24 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Housing Women, Men, Must be a member of the Malawi Homeless People's Federation
Sanitation Loan MWK 40,000 - 100,000 24 80% - 100% 80% - 100% Sanitation Women, Men, Residents from the peri urban areas
Water Loan MWK 18,000 - 120,000 24 60% - 80% 80% - 100% water supply Women, Men, Residents from the peri urban areas

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
Business Loan 24.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 16.8% 16.8% 100
Home Improvement Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Sanitation Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Water Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% - 11% 10.9% - 11% 100

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
Business Loan 24.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 16.8% 16.8% 100
Home Improvement Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Sanitation Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% 10.9% 100
Water Loan 12.00% annual, Decl Bal 0 Fees 0 Ins Ins None 10.00% upfront 10.9% - 11% 10.9% - 11% 100
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