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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: 103 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: 80 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

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

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 » 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 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 » 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 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

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
Agricultural Input Loan 42.0% annual, Flat 0 Fees 1 Ins Ins None N/A 56.6% - 56.8% 64.4% - 64.6% 65
Individual Loan 48.0% annual, Flat 1 Fee 0 Ins 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 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 Ins None N/A 68.6% - 96% 68.6% - 96% 50

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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