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Institution

EQUITY BANK Plot 390, Muteesa 1 RoadKatweKampalaPO Box 10184
Data approved: 2012-10-18
Data version: 2
Age of data: 86 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeBank
Is this institution regulated?Yes
Website addresshttp://www.equitybank.co.ug/
Year established2008
Head of InstitutionFrancis Mills Robertson
Regions activeCentral, Eastern, Northern, Western, Southern
# Branches38

Total Portfolio (nat'l)UGX 143,130,000,000
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 57,252,004.13
Active clients with loans13,069
Approximate % female clients20% - 40%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsUganda Bankers Association, AMFIU
Funders

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Retired Product
This institution does not currently offer microloans, reported to MFTransparency on 2012-10-18
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Institution

Ebirungi Birugomutuutu Savings & Credit Co-operative Society Ltd BwizibweraKashaariMbarara, Western-UgandaPO Box 384 MBA
Data approved: 2012-07-02
Data version: 2
Age of data: 86 months

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Key Statistics
Outstanding portfolio (UGX)UGX 235,943,570
Portfolio (USD)USD 94,377
Active Clients with Loans126
Approximate % Female Clients60% - 80%
Approximate % Urban Clients40% - 60%
Methodology
Individualx
Solidarity groupx
Village bankingx
Self help group
Other
Description
For low income earners who have no access to formal financial sector. Uses declining balance interest rate method. Loan processing does not exceed 7 days.
Loan Purpose
Any purpose
Income generationx
Mortgage/housing
Consumer loan
Agriculture
Education
Other household finance
Other
Other (2)
Included Services
Credit educationx
Group meetingsx
Credit insurancex
Workplace visitsx
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 ActiveWestern

Loan Conditions

Loan Amount
CurrencyUGX
Minimum loan sizeUGX 100,000
Maximum loan size5,000,000
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans less than UGX 1,000,00020%
UGX 1,000,000-5,000,00080%
UGX 5,000,000-7,500,0000
UGX 7,500,000-10,000,0000
UGX 10,000,000-13,000,0000
Greater than UGX 13,000,0000
Loan Term and Grace Period
Shortest loan term4.0 months
Longest loan term12.0 months
Approx average6.0 months
Distribution at Disbursement (Est.)
Loans 3 months or less0
Between 4 and 6 months20%
Between 7 and 9 months50%
Between 10 and 12 months30%
Between 13 and 18 months0
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 interest34.00%
Highest quoted nominal interest36.00%
Reason(s) why interest rate variesClient Risk
Interest rate periodYearly
Interest Rate Calculation MethodDecl Bal
Subsidized by funder request?No
Is rate fixed for entire loan termYes
Upfront Fees
Fee 1
DescriptionLoan Commitment 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
Fee 1
DescriptionLoan Monitoring 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
Upfront Insurance Fees
Ins 1
DescriptionLoan Protection Fund
% 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 forAll
CriteriaN/A
Is deposit indicated on the repayment schedule?Yes
Do borrowers control deposit in their group?Yes
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 depositEnd Term
Interest Paid on Deposit
Minimum interest rate paid6.00%
Maximum interest rate paid6.00%
Interest payment frequencyMonthly
Taxes
Are taxes charged on this product?No

Full Pricing Data

Banana Improvement Loan samples
Sample 1Sample 2Sample 3Sample 4
Loan AmountUGX 350,000UGX 700,000UGX 1,600,000UGX 2,700,000
Loan Cycle (1, 2, 3, etc)1112
Disbursement Date2012-08-022012-08-022012-07-282012-09-02
Loan Term (Months)7.0 months12.0 months12.0 months13.0 months
Grace Period (Months)1.0 month1.0 month1.0 month2.0 months
Total Cost of CreditUGX 52,500UGX 157,500UGX 360,000UGX 769,500
True Price by Comp       
Interest price component35.3%35.4%35.3%41.1%
Fee Component6.0%3.8%4.2%3.4%
Insurance Component3.3%2.1%2.1%1.9%
Tax Component0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Deposit Component8.8%8.5%8.6%9.0%
Full APR (int fee ins tax dep)53.4%49.8%50.2%55.4%
Transparency Index64686861
        
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