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CETZAM Financial Services PLC CETZAM HousePrivate Bag E760Lusaka10101
Data approved: 2011-12-12
Data version: 1
Age of data: 123 months


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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (ZMK)ZMK 2,298,423,195
Portfolio (USD)USD 444,139.75
Active Clients with Loans2,729
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients60% - 80%
Solidarity group
Village banking
Self help group
Group loan of 5 to 8 members. Loan repayments are monthly. The loan amount is between K1,000,000 and K5,000,000,000. The average loan term is 10 months.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Consumer loan
Other household finance
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetings
Credit insurance
Workplace visitsx
Business training
Other training
Other (2)
No other services
Must run a businessx
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 institutionN/A
# Regions for this productN/A
Regions Active

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
Minimum loan sizeZMK 1,000,000
Maximum loan size5,000,000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term3.0 months
Longest loan term10.0 months
Approx average10.0 months
Grace Period
Grace period usage100%
Average grace period1.0 month
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 interest6.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest6.50%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesClient Risk, Loan term. The longer the term the higher the interest.
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1Fee 2
DescriptionProcessing fees/Admin FeeNtula premium
% of loan amount - min3.80%0.60%
% of loan amount - max3.80%1.90%
OR, Fixed amount - min00
Fixed amount - max00
Reason for variationN/AN/A
Appears on Repayment Sched?NoNo
Ongoing Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionCredit Life Insurance
% of loan amount - min0.44%
% of loan amount - max0.60%
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 forAll
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?No
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited10.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited0
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to deposit
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid0
Maximum interest rate paid0
Interest payment frequencyN/A
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Solidarity Group Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3
Loan AmountZMK 1,500,000ZMK 2,000,000ZMK 4,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)Not KnownNot KnownNot Known
Disbursement Date2011-08-262011-06-302011-09-15
Loan Term (Months)6.0 months8.0 months7.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months0.0 months
Total Cost of CreditNot KnownNot KnownNot Known
True Price by Comp     
Interest and Fee Component139.3%143.8%138.1%
Insurance Component2.7%2.2%2.4%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component25.7%25.6%25.2%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)167.6%171.5%165.7%
Transparency Index434243
Original Repayment SchedulePDFPDFPDF
MFT Pricing CalculationPDFPDFPDF
Solidarity Group Loan Price Graphs

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Youth Self Employment Foundation Head OfficeDar Es SalaamPO Box 74379
Data approved: 2011-12-18
Data version: 1
Age of data: 117 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website address
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

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 » 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 » 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
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