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Institution

Hofokam Ltd Head OfficeFort Portal, Western UgandaPO Box 228
Data approved: 2012-07-24
Data version: 2
Age of data: 84 months

Institution

Equity Bank P.O. Box 75104-00200Hospital Road, Equity Centre, 9th FloorNairobi
Data approved: 2013-09-23
Data version: 2
Age of data: 81 months

Institution Details

Institution TypeNon-Governmental Organization
Is this institution regulated?No
Website addressN/A
Year established2003
Head of InstitutionCharles Isingoma
Regions activeWestern
# Branches7

Total Portfolio (nat'l)UGX 11,983,000,000
Total Portfolio (USD)USD 4,745,742.57
Active clients with loans20,908
Approximate % female clients40% - 60%
Approximate % urban clients60% - 80%
Network affiliationsAMFIU, AMT, MFI Upgrading Initiative
FundersTriple Jump, Oikocredit, TRIAS, CRS

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

2,506 Borrowers
USD 249,259.05 Portfolio
Active Product
2,951 Borrowers
USD 1,777,613.89 Portfolio
Active Product
573 Borrowers
USD 228,537.39 Portfolio
Active Product
140 Borrowers
USD 127,700.42 Portfolio
Active Product
1,278 Borrowers
USD 138,744.51 Portfolio
Active Product
9,843 Borrowers
USD 622,744.60 Portfolio
Active Product

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
Agriculture Loan UGX 50,000 - 15,000,000 6 - 12 60% - 80% 20% - 40% Business Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Individual Loan UGX 500,000 - 10,000,000 6 - 24 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Business, Housing, Education Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Salary Loan UGX 250,000 - 10,000,000 6 - 12 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Housing, Consumer, Education Women, Men, Salaried worker, Specific age group Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
School Fees Loan UGX 700,000 - 1,500,000 6 - 8 20% - 40% 20% - 40% Education Women, Men, Have business Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Solidarity Group Loan UGX 200,000 - 500,000 4 - 12 60% - 80% 40% - 60% Business, Consumer, Education Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training
Village Bank Loan UGX 50,000 - 5,000,000 4 - 12 40% - 60% 0% - 20% Business, Consumer, Education Women, Men, Have business, Have home or land Credit Educ, Group Mtgs, Tech Asst Visits, Business Training

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
Agriculture Loan 33.60% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 20.00% upfront 32.8% - 56% 41.2% - 93.3% 54
Individual Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 60.1% - 61.1% 61.2% - 79.9% 44
Salary Loan 33.60% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 38.8% - 41% 39.2% - 45.8% 81
School Fees Loan 33.60% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None N/A 61.2% - 61.6% 66.1% - 76.2% 47
Solidarity Group Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 20.00% upfront 64.2% - 65.3% 82.1% - 90.9% 41
Village Bank Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins None 20.00% upfront 64.4% - 64.7% 67% - 69.1% 52

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

Loan Products » Pricing Information

Product Name Annual Nominal Interest Fees Insurance Taxes Compulsory Deposit APR (int+fee) Full APR Transparency Index
Agriculture Loan 33.60% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 20.00% upfront 32.8% - 56% 41.2% - 93.3% 54
Individual Loan 30.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None N/A 60.1% - 61.1% 61.2% - 79.9% 44
Salary Loan 33.60% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None N/A 38.8% - 41% 39.2% - 45.8% 81
School Fees Loan 33.60% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None N/A 61.2% - 61.6% 66.1% - 76.2% 47
Solidarity Group Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 20.00% upfront 64.2% - 65.3% 82.1% - 90.9% 41
Village Bank Loan 36.00% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 20.00% upfront 64.4% - 64.7% 67% - 69.1% 52

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 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 Ins None N/A 20% - 20.8% 20.4% - 21.5% 40
Biashara Imara Loan 20.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins 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 Ins None N/A 21.3% - 25% 21.8% - 26.2% 75
Fanikisha - Imara - Loan 20.0% annual, Decl Bal 1 Fee 1 Ins 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 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 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 Ins None N/A 27.2% - 27.3% 27.2% - 27.3% 46
Vijana Business Loan 8.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 1 Ins Ins None 15.0% upfront 13.4% - 13.9% 20.3% - 21.8% 38
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