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Ebirungi Birugomutuutu Savings & Credit Co-operative Society Ltd BwizibweraKashaariMbarara, Western-UgandaPO Box 384 MBA
Data approved: 2012-07-02
Data version: 2
Age of data: 110 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeCredit Union / Cooperative
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addressN/A
Year established2002
Head of InstitutionJoseph Mugume
Regions activeWestern
# Branches1

Total Portfolio (nat'l)UGX 3,100,954,725
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 1,240,381.89
Active clients with loans1,500
Approximate % female clients20% - 40%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsUganda Cooperative Alliance, AMFIU, ANKOLE Private Sector
FundersTRIAS-Uganda, SUFFICE

Loan Products » Summary

2,540 Borrowers
USD 1,027,746 Portfolio
Active Product
126 Borrowers
USD 94,377 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agricultural Loan UGX 100,000 - 15,000,000 4 - 12 20% - 40% 60% - 80% Business Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Banana Improvement Loan UGX 100,000 - 5,000,000 4 - 12 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, 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
Agricultural Loan 36.00% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins None 10.00% upfront 39.4% - 39.5% 50.2% - 50.3% 71
Banana Improvement Loan 34.00%-36.00% annual, Decl Bal 2 Fees 1 Ins None 10.00% upfront 39.2% - 44.5% 49.8% - 55.4% 65
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First Finance PLC # A15-17, Stree 271,Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh
Data approved: 2013-03-28
Data version: 3
Age of data: 105 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (USD)USD 5,819,783
Portfolio (USD)USD 5,819,783
Active Clients with Loans564
Approximate % Female Clients20% - 40%
Approximate % Urban Clients80% - 100%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
First Finance provides housing loan including three sub-categories: (1) Home Loan, (2) Home Improvement Loan, and (3) Home Equipment Loan.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generation
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit education
Group meetings
Credit insurance
Workplace visits
Business training
Other training
Other (2)
No other servicesx
Must run a business
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age group
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution4
# Regions for this product4
Regions ActiveBattambang, Kandal, Phnom PenhSiem Reap

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeUSD 1,000
Maximum loan size37,500
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term12.0 months
Longest loan term180.0 months
Approx average120.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months0
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months0
Between 13 and 18 months10%
Longer than 18 months90%
Grace Period
Grace period usage0
Average grace period3.0 months
Repayment Frequency
Every 2 weeks
Every 4 weeks
Every 2 months
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Lowest quoted nominal interest1.50%
Highest quoted nominal interest2.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesLoan Size, Loan Purpose
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodDecl Bal
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termNo
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionProcessing Fee
% of loan amount - min0
% of loan amount - max0
OR, Fixed amount - min30
Fixed amount - max150
Reason for variationDepends on loan purpose. Home Improvement = $30 min-1.5% max. Home Loan = $150 min-1.5% max
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
Ins 1
DescriptionAnnual Fire & Personal Accident Fee
% of loan amount - min0
% of loan amount - max0
OR, Fixed amount - min50
Fixed amount - max100
Reason for variationDepends on condition of house
Appears on Repayment Sched?Yes
Compulsory Deposit
Required forNever
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?N/A
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?N/A
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount depositedN/A
or, Fixed-amount depositedN/A
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount depositedN/A
or, Fixed-amount depositedN/A
Conditions on access to depositN/A
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paidN/A
Maximum interest rate paidN/A
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Are taxes charged on this product?No
Additional Comments
For the clients who chose to pay the insurance fee through First Finance. The MFI pays at the beginning of the year and the clients repays the insurance fee in the monthly installments. For the clients who agreed to pay the insurance fee directly to the insurance company at beginning of the year, the repayment schedule shows no apparent insurance fee.

Full Pricing Data

Housing Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountUSD 1,000USD 1,997.21USD 2,500USD 4,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2012-08-122012-10-262012-11-102012-06-05
Loan Term (Months)35.0 months114.0 months115.0 months50.0 months
Grace Period (Months)-0.3 months-0.2 months0.0 months0.2 months
Total Cost of CreditUSD 498.85USD 3,547.31USD 3,844.22USD 2,033.38
True Price by Comp       
Interest price component23.9%23.8%23.8%17.9%
Fee Component2.3%0.5%0.4%2.1%
Insurance Component4.3%3.1%0.0%2.0%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)30.5%27.4%24.2%22.0%
Transparency Index59667582
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDFPDF
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