Industry: Microfinance (social bank)
Founded: 1976 (by Muhammad Yunus)
Location: Jobra (Bangladesh), India
Slogan: Bank for the poor
(a) On the last day of each month, 50 per cent provision is made against the outstanding amounts of flexible loans with age of less than two years, and 100 per cent provisionis made against the outstanding amounts of flexible loans with age of two years and more. The amount of a flexible loan which completes the third year is written off exactly on the date following its completion.
(b) This figure is not exactly equal to the difference between items 1 and 2 because of difference in conversion rates.
(c) Amount repaid as a percentage of amount due.
(d) If aborrower misses ten consecutive instalments, the entire outstanding loan is treated as an overdue loan.
(e) On the last day of each month, 100 per cent provision is made against all overdue loans. Entire outstanding amount of overdue loans are written off one year after they become overdue.
(f) In case of one-year loan, if the borrower fails to repay half the loan amount, with interest, within 26weeks, entire unrepaid amount becomes overdue. In case of loans with longer duration, if the borrower fails to repay the total principal amount and interest scheduled to be repaid within each segment of 26 weeks, entire unrepaid amount falls overdue.
(g) Number of members includes both Beggar Members and Higher Education Loan recipients mentioned in item no. 12.1 & 17.3 respectively.
2.Other families organizations (Grameen Families Organizations)
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