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Institution

Empowerment Micro Finance institution ltd 72, Sikoongo RoadSiavonga, Zambia, Souther ProvinceP.O.BOX 183
Data approved: 2011-12-12
Data version: 1
Age of data: 129 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.celim.it/
Year established2008
Head of InstitutionElisa Morrone
Regions active
# Branches2

Total Portfolio (nat'l)ZMK 2,360,550,702
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 456,145.06
Active clients with loans1,559
Approximate % female clients60% - 80%
Approximate % urban clients0% - 20%
Network affiliationsAmiz, Mix Market
FundersRural Finance Programme/IFAD, European Union, CeLIM NGO

Loan Products » Summary

73 Borrowers
USD 38,260.87 Portfolio
Active Product
870 Borrowers
USD 343,257.28 Portfolio
Active Product
51 Borrowers
USD 18,014.51 Portfolio
Active Product
521 Borrowers
USD 46,667.90 Portfolio
Active Product
30 Borrowers
USD 1,352.66 Portfolio
Low Volume Product
Note: MFTransparency presents full data for active products with over 50 borrowers. Basic data is shown for lower volume products

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agricultural Input Loan ZMK 2,000,000 - 6,000,000 10 - 11 20% - 40% 0% - 20% Business, Agriculture Women, Men, Small scale farmers, minimum one hectare Business Training, Microcredit Scheme
Individual Loan ZMK 500,000 - 7,000,000 4 - 12 40% - 60% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Have business Credit Ins, Household Approach, Monthly follow up of clients
Salary Backed Loan ZMK 500,000 - 7,000,000 2 - 10 20% - 40% 60% - 80% Any Purpose Women, Men, Salaried worker
Solidarity Group Loan ZMK 400,000 - 1,200,000 4 - 10 60% - 80% 0% - 20% Business Women, Men, Have business Record Keeping Training, Household Approach Training, Monthly Monitoring

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agricultural Input Loan 42.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins None N/A 56.6% - 56.8% 64.4% - 64.6% 65
Individual Loan 48.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 69.7% - 82.9% 69.7% - 82.9% 62
Salary Backed Loan 30.0%-42.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 48.9% - 50.6% 48.9% - 50.6% 60
Solidarity Group Loan 42.0%-60.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins None N/A 68.6% - 96% 68.6% - 96% 50
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Institution

Wakiso Self Help Co-operative Savings and Credit Society Ltd Lufuka ZoneOpposite Samuel Junior SchoolKampala, CentralPO Box 26284
Data approved: 2012-11-13
Data version: 2
Age of data: 110 months

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Product Details

Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (UGX)UGX 690,000,000
Portfolio (USD)USD 276,000
Active Clients with Loans513
Approximate % Female Clients40% - 60%
Approximate % Urban Clients80% - 100%
Methodology
Individualx
Solidarity groupx
Village banking
Self help group
Other
Description
These loans are given out to small business owners to enhance their existing business.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Mortgage/housingx
Consumer loanx
Agriculture
Educationx
Other household financex
Other
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit education
Group meetings
Credit insurancex
Workplace visits
Business trainingx
Other training
Other
Other (2)
No other services
Eligibility
Menx
Womenx
Must run a businessx
Must own a home or land
Must be a salaried worker
Must be specific age group
Other
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
CurrencyUGX
Minimum loan sizeUGX 100,000
Maximum loan size8,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than UGX 1,000,00020%
UGX 1,000,000-5,000,00020%
UGX 5,000,000-7,500,00020%
UGX 7,500,000-10,000,00020%
UGX 10,000,000-13,000,00010%
Greater than UGX 13,000,00010%
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term1.0 month
Longest loan term24.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months50%
Between 7 and 9 months0
Between 10 and 12 months10%
Between 13 and 18 months40%
Longer than 18 months0
Grace Period
Grace period usage0
Average grace period0
Repayment Frequency
Daily
Weekly
Every 2 weeks
Every 4 weeks
Monthlyx
Every 2 months
Quarterly
Every 6 months
Every 12 months
Single end payment
Irregular payments

Pricing Information

Interest
Lowest quoted nominal interest2.50%
Highest quoted nominal interest3.50%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesLoan Size
Interest rate periodMonthly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodFlat
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionLoan Processing Fee
% 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 Fees
This product has no ongoing fees
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLoan Protection Fund
% of loan amount - min1.00%
% of loan amount - max2.00%
OR, Fixed amount - min0
Fixed amount - max0
Reason for variation1% on loans <1 year & 2% on loans >1 year
Appears on Repayment Sched?No
Ongoing Insurance Fees
This product has no ongoing insurance fees
Compulsory Deposit
Required forAll
CriteriaN/A
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?No
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?No
Deposit BEFORE or AT Disbursement
% loan amount deposited20.00%
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Deposits DURING period payments
% loan amount deposited0
or, Fixed-amount deposited0
Conditions on access to depositFinal Pmt
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid2.50%
Maximum interest rate paid2.50%
Interest payment frequencyMonthly
Taxes
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Business Loans samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4Sample 5
Loan AmountUGX 300,000UGX 800,000UGX 1,500,000UGX 3,000,000UGX 6,000,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)211221
Disbursement Date2012-01-112012-05-222012-04-102012-05-082012-08-20
Loan Term (Months)3.8 months6.0 months10.0 months12.0 months12.0 months
Grace Period (Months)0.0 months0.0 months-0.2 months0.2 months0.3 months
Total Cost of CreditUGX 36,000UGX 136,000UGX 405,000UGX 960,000UGX 1,920,000
True Price by Comp         
Interest price component48.1%48.4%52.1%49.1%48.2%
Fee Component5.1%3.5%2.4%2.0%1.9%
Insurance Component5.2%3.6%2.5%2.0%1.9%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component24.2%25.3%26.6%22.9%22.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)82.6%80.8%83.6%76.0%74.1%
Transparency Index3637363940
          
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