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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: 98 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
AGFS20047,0002114
Ahantaman RB23,8009,896,000496
APED13,7001,876,000296
ASA Initiative4,400577,000496
ASA-Ghana71,60018,385,000296
ASPI80088,000696
Atwima Kwanwoma3,8001,788,000296
Baobab5,100967,000296
BestFUND13,0004,172,000396
Bonzali Rural10,4001,691,0004114
CashPhase83135,000296
CASUD1,100524,000196
CEDEF50054,000496
CFF10013,000196
CRAN3,6001,019,000296
DQF1,70063,000296
EASL9,20011,409,000696
East Mamprusi12,5002,268,000496
ELDA00096
EMPRETEC Ghana20056,000296
FASL13,50014,047,000896
Grameen Ghana9,500507,000396
ID-Ghana5,600953,000396
Innovative Finance2,700354,000396
Kraban Support7,700781,0005114
KRB4,0006,350,000396
Lower Pra RB34,0006,316,0003114
Maata-N-Tudu12,000941,000496
Mail Finance300288,000196
Markaz00096
Markaz Al Bishara10017,000196
MicrofinPlus Gh1,100251,000296
Nwabiagya RB4,0002,265,000396
OISL62,00027,232,000996
Pro Credit00096
Rich Step100101,000196
SAT147,60029,359,000496
Sekam Trust600137,000296
Simli Pong8,900463,0003114
SS Ghana20035,000196
TCCU10032,000396
The Bridge40032,0003114
Union RB3,8002,361,000496
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