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Equity Bank Rwanda, Kigali

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Phone: +250 788 190 000

Website: https://equitygroupholdings.com/rw/

Email: info@equitybank.co.rw

Transforming banking in Rwanda

Equity’s key purpose is to financially empower and elevate communities at grassroots level throughout Africa. Through partnerships with organizations that share our vision and the provision of economic aid, we have transformed how our customer banks and provided access to financial resources that will change lives.

Who we are

Our History

Equity Bank Rwanda began its operations in 2011 and is registered as a commercial bank by the National Bank of Rwanda. The Bank has its Head Office located in Kigali, with a foot-print of 14 branches and is supported by 2421 agents, 1074 merchants and a network of 21 ATMs.

Equity Bank Rwanda is a subsidiary of Equity Group Holdings Plc, a financial services company listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, Uganda Securities Exchange, and Rwanda Stock Exchange. In addition to Equity Bank Rwanda, the Group has banking subsidiaries in, Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, DRC, and a Commercial Representative Office in Ethiopia; with additional non-banking subsidiaries engaged in the provision of investment banking, custodial, insurance agency, philanthropy, consulting, and infrastructure services.

Equity Group has an asset base of over USD 10 billion. With over 14.2 million customers, the Group is one of the biggest banks by customer base in the region. The Group has a footprint of 335 branches, 52,742 Agents and 35,386 Merchants and 720 ATMs. The Group is the largest bank in market capitalization in East and Central Africa. The Banker Top 1000 World Banks 2020 ranked Equity Bank 754 overall in its global ranking, 62nd in soundness (Capital Assets to Assets ratio), 55th in terms of Profits on Capital and 20th on Return on Assets. In the same year, Moody’s gave the Bank a global rating of B2 with a negative outlook same as the sovereign rating of the Kenyan government due to the Bank’s strong brand recognition, solid liquidity buffers and resilient funding profile, established domestic franchise and extensive adoption of digital and alternative distribution channels. Equity Group Holdings Plc is regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya.

Our Philosophy

We exist to transform the lives and livelihoods of our people socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.

Purpose

We exist to transform the lives and livelihoods of our people socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.

Vision

To be the champion of the socio-economic prosperity of the people of Africa.

Mission

We offer inclusive, customer focused financial services that socially and economically empower our clients and other stakeholders.

Positioning Statement

Equity provides Inclusive Financial Services that transform livelihoods, give dignity and expand opportunities.

Tagline

Your Listening, Caring Partner.

Motto

Growing Together in Trust.

Our Core Values

We are guided by and strive to uphold the following core values in all the activities we undertake.

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