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Institution

Equity Bank P.O. Box 75104-00200Hospital Road, Equity Centre, 9th FloorNairobi
Data approved: 2013-09-23
Data version: 2
Age of data: 80 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.equitybank.co.ke/
Year established1984
Head of InstitutionDr. James Mwangi
Regions activeCentral, Coast, Eastern, Nairobi, North Eastern, Nyanza, Rift Valley, Western
# Branches112

Total Portfolio (nat'l)KES 126,533,000,000
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 1,528,176,329
Active clients with loans655,969
Approximate % female clients20% - 40%
Approximate % urban clients40% - 60%
Network affiliationsAMFI, WWB, MFN, GNBI
FundersHelios EB Investor LP (HELIOS), British-American Investments Company (Kenya) Ltd, IFC

Loan Products » Summary

418 Borrowers
USD 1,032,439.51 Portfolio
Active Product
900 Borrowers
USD 3,025,092.36 Portfolio
Active Product
33,227 Borrowers
USD 33,248,673.42 Portfolio
Active Product
339 Borrowers
USD 711,816.73 Portfolio
Active Product
15,474 Borrowers
USD 17,085,372.51 Portfolio
Active Product
14,839 Borrowers
USD 7,305,703.83 Portfolio
Active Product
34,018 Borrowers
USD 15,709,402.11 Portfolio
Active Product
6,820 Borrowers
USD 4,117,191.73 Portfolio
Active Product
29,548 Borrowers
USD 12,511,287.02 Portfolio
Active Product
Retired Product

Loan Products » Conditions

Product Name Loan Size Range Loan Term (months) % Female % Urban Loan Purpose Eligibility Other Services
Agricultural Commercial Loan KES 100,000 - 4,000,000,000 1 - 36 20% - 40% 0% - 20% Agriculture, Purchase of farm inputs and farm machinery. Women, Men, Must be in commercial farming for over a year, Active account with Equity Credit Ins
Asset Finance Loan KES 100,000 - 4,000,000,000 1 - 48 20% - 40% 40% - 60% Business, Loan specifically used for purchase of assets. Women, Men, Equity customer for at least a month or other bank statement, Purchased asset is used as loan security Credit Ins
Biashara Imara Loan KES 5,000 - 500,000 1 - 18 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business, Operated the business for over a year Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Business Loan KES 300,000 - 4,000,000,000 1 - 60 20% - 40% 40% - 60% Business Women, Men, Have business, Operated the business for over a year, Active account for over 6 mos with Equity or other bank Credit Ins
Fanikisha - Imara - Loan KES 30,000 - 500,000 1 - 18 100% 20% - 40% Business Women, Have business Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Access to business improvement training at discount rates.
Fanikisha - Shaba - Loan KES 1,000 - 300,000 6 - 18 100% 0% - 20% Business Women Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training
Farm Input Loan KES 1,000 - 100,000 1 - 12 20% - 40% 0% Business, Purchase of farm inputs Women, Men, Must be in small scale or commercial farming, Active Equity Bank account Credit Ins
Insurance Premium Finance Loan KES 5,000 - 4,000,000,000 4 - 10 0% - 20% 40% - 60% Can only be used for financing insurance premiums. Women, Men
Vijana Business Loan KES 1,000 - 100,000 1 - 12 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business, Specific age group, Must have undergone group training, Mustbe 18-35 years old Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Credit Ins, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training, Other Training

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agricultural Commercial Loan 18.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 21.3% - 24.9% 21.7% - 26.5% 77
Asset Finance Loan 8.5%-10.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 20% - 20.8% 20.4% - 21.5% 40
Biashara Imara Loan 20.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 37.4% - 44% 38.5% - 46.3% 49
Business Loan 18.0%-20.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 21.3% - 25% 21.8% - 26.2% 75
Fanikisha - Imara - Loan 20.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 36.8% - 44.3% 37.7% - 46.6% 49
Fanikisha - Shaba - Loan 20.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins None 10.0% upfront 35.7% - 41.9% 43.9% - 52.7% 42
Farm Input Loan 19.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 25.6% - 40.3% 27.1% - 41.6% 57
Insurance Premium Finance Loan 12.6%-13.5% annual, Flat 0 Fees 0 Ins None N/A 27.2% - 27.3% 27.2% - 27.3% 46
Vijana Business Loan 8.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 15.0% upfront 13.4% - 13.9% 20.3% - 21.8% 38
Institution Price Graph
Institution # Borrowers Portfolio (US$) Products Age of Data
AGFS20047,000296
Ahantaman RB23,8009,896,000478
APED13,7001,876,000278
ASA Initiative4,400577,000478
ASA-Ghana71,60018,385,000278
ASPI80088,000678
Atwima Kwanwoma3,8001,788,000278
Baobab5,100967,000278
BestFUND13,0004,172,000378
Bonzali Rural10,4001,691,000496
CashPhase83135,000278
CASUD1,100524,000178
CEDEF50054,000478
CFF10013,000178
CRAN3,6001,019,000278
DQF1,70063,000278
EASL9,20011,409,000678
East Mamprusi12,5002,268,000478
ELDA00078
EMPRETEC Ghana20056,000278
FASL13,50014,047,000878
Grameen Ghana9,500507,000378
ID-Ghana5,600953,000378
Innovative Finance2,700354,000378
Kraban Support7,700781,000596
KRB4,0006,350,000378
Lower Pra RB34,0006,316,000396
Maata-N-Tudu12,000941,000478
Mail Finance300288,000178
Markaz00078
Markaz Al Bishara10017,000178
MicrofinPlus Gh1,100251,000278
Nwabiagya RB4,0002,265,000378
OISL62,00027,232,000978
Pro Credit00078
Rich Step100101,000178
SAT147,60029,359,000478
Sekam Trust600137,000278
Simli Pong8,900463,000396
SS Ghana20035,000178
TCCU10032,000378
The Bridge40032,000396
Union RB3,8002,361,000478
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