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Rural Credit Finance Company Ltd Roberta PlazaPlot 202/203, Hoima RoadKampala, Central RegionPO Box 29632
Data approved: 2011-06-29
Data version: 1
Age of data: 129 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (UGX)UGX 1,399,203,000
Portfolio (USD)USD 559,681
Active Clients with Loans1,369
Approximate % Female Clients40% - 60%
Approximate % Urban Clients60% - 80%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Targeted to people running businesses both urban and rural
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetings
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business training
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried workerx
Must be specific age group
Other (2)
# Borrowers by Product
Portfolio Size by Product
Geographic Coverage
# Regions for this institution1
# Regions for this product1
Regions ActiveCentral

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeUGX 500,000
Maximum loan size15,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than UGX 1,000,00020%
UGX 1,000,000-5,000,00015%
UGX 5,000,000-7,500,00015%
UGX 7,500,000-10,000,00015%
UGX 10,000,000-13,000,00015%
Greater than UGX 13,000,00015%
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term4.0 months
Longest loan term10.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months30%
Between 7 and 9 months40%
Between 10 and 12 months30%
Between 13 and 18 months0
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage0
Average grace period0
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 interest4.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest4.00%
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionApplication FeeCommission, Stamp Duty & Bank Charges
% of loan amount - min1.00%3.00%
% of loan amount - max1.00%3.33%
OR, Fixed amount - min00
Fixed amount - max00
Reason for variation1% or 10,000Commission(2%), Stamp Duty (5000-1%), Bank Charges (0.33% or 5000)
Appears on Repayment Sched?NoNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionCredit Life Insurance
% of loan amount - min1.00%
% of loan amount - max1.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variationN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
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

Full Pricing Data

Individual Business loans samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5Sample 6
Loan AmountUGX 700,000UGX 1,500,000UGX 3,000,000UGX 6,000,000UGX 8,000,000UGX 12,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known00
Disbursement Date2010-11-202010-11-092010-11-092010-11-292010-11-152010-11-20
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months6.0 months6.0 months10.0 months8.0 months3.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
True Price by Comp           
Interest and Fee Component96.4%93.3%92.6%89.5%90.6%92.9%
Insurance Component4.2%4.1%4.1%2.8%3.3%6.9%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)100.6%97.4%96.7%92.3%93.9%99.8%
Transparency Index484950525148
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BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd Plot 90, Busingiri ZoneOff Entebbe RoadKampala, Central31817
Data approved: 2014-09-22
Data version: 3
Age of data: 85 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website address
Year established2006
Head of InstitutionFaruque Ahmed
Regions activeCentral, Eastern, Northern, Western
# Branches133

Total Portfolio (nat'l)UGX 65,967,150,584
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 26,125,604.19
Active clients with loans134,693
Approximate % female clients80% - 100%
Approximate % urban clients20% - 40%
Network affiliationsAMFIU
FundersMasterCard Foundation, BRAC Africa Loan Fund

Loan Products » Summary

106,742 Borrowers
USD 19,304,771.19 Portfolio
Active Product
26,944 Borrowers
USD 4,289,949.15 Portfolio
Active Product
5,536 Borrowers
USD 4,659,509.84 Portfolio
Active Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Microfinance 1-Year Loan UGX 350,000 - 3,500,000 3 - 12.5 100% 0% - 20% Any Purpose Women, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training
Microfinance 6-Month Loan UGX 350,000 - 2,500,000 5 - 7 100% 0% - 20% Any Purpose Women, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Business Training
Small Enterprise Program UGX 2,500,000 - 25,000,000 3 - 12 40% - 60% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Business Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Microfinance 1-Year Loan 25.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 47.8% - 52.4% 57.5% - 63.9% 41
Microfinance 6-Month Loan 25.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 46.5% - 49.8% 56.6% - 60.7% 43
Small Enterprise Program 25.0% annual, Flat 2 Fees 0 Ins None 10.0% upfront 45.2% - 45.7% 53.9% - 54.5% 46
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