Equity Bank Uganda Limited is one of the fastest growing banks in Uganda, with a large network of 33 branches and 35 ATMs spread across the country. 17 of these branches are located in Central and greater Kampala, serving over 530,000 customers. The Bank has deployed a number of Alternate Business Channels to enhance its product and service delivery. These include: Internet Banking, Eazzy 247- a mobile banking service, Point of Sales (POS) machines as well as partnerships with major telecom companies.
The Bank has adopted the Group approach of financial inclusion by opening its doors to customers across the financial pyramid. On the back of the Group technological advances, Equity Uganda is now recognized as a key enabler to driving inclusion and innovation through strategic partnerships with telecoms, utility companies, local government, religious bodies, and third- tier financial institutions.
The partnership with the entities above has enabled Equity Bank Uganda to grow through technology adoption, faster access to finance and improved play in the growing cross-border opportunities following the recent revitalization of the East Africa Community (EAC). The Bank plays a pivotal role in facilitating trade by providing a gateway from Kenya to the quickly growing economies of Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Improved performance and growth has resulted in improved customer relationships and better regulatory ratings.
Equity Bank Uganda Limited is a major contributor to Uganda’s job market as it currently employs over 600 members of staff. It won the Uganda Investment Authority “Employer of the Year Award” in 2010 and is among the top Ten Banks in Uganda in terms of profitability and customer deposits as at 2015.