Finance Trust Bank
|Headquarters||Plot 121 & 115, Block 6,
Finance Trust Building,
Katwe, Kampala, Uganda
|Evelyn Kigozi Kahiigi
Annet Nakawunde Mulindwa
chief executive officer
Number of employees
The headquarters of FTB are located on Plot 121 & 115, Block 6, Finance Trust Building, Katwe, in the Central Division of Kampala, Uganda's capital city. The coordinates of the institution's headquarters are 0°18'08.0"N, 32°34'35.0"E (Latitude:0.302223; Longitude:32.576403).
FTB was founded in 1984 as Uganda Women's Finance Trust Limited. The objective was to provide financial services to low income people in Uganda, especially women. Sixty percent of the bank's customers are women. Subsequently, the institution rebranded to Uganda Finance Trust Limited, a Tier III financial institution, recognized as a microfinance deposit-taking institution under the supervision of the Bank of Uganda. On 11 November 2013, the Bank of Uganda granted the bank a full commercial banking license. The institution then rebranded to its current name.
As of December 2016, FTB serviced over 470,000 deposit accounts through a network of 36 interconnected branches, located in all regions of the country. The bank's total customer deposits were UGX:78.4 billion. At that time, the bank maintained 28,424 loan accounts with a total loan portfolio of UGX:99.4 billion. Total bank assets at that time were about UGX:166.3 billion, with shareholders' equity of UGX:35.4 billion.
The stock ownership of the institution as of December 2011 is summarized in the table below.
|Rank||Name of Owner||Percentage Ownership|
|2||Investment & Partner (France)||20.5|
|3||Uganda Women's Finance Trust (Uganda)||29.8|
|4||Ugandan Women Entrepreneurs (Uganda)||13.5|
|5||Sun Mutual Cooperative Society (Uganda)||12.1|
As of August 2016, FTB maintained a network of 36 interconnected branches at the following locations:
- Main Branch - Katwe Road, Katwe, Kampala
- Arua Branch - Arua
- Bombo Road Branch - Bombo Road, Kampala
- Bugiri Branch - Grant Street, Bugiri
- Busia Branch - Custom Road, Busia
- Entebbe Branch - Kampala Road, Entebbe
- Fort Portal Branch - Rukidi III Street, Fort Portal
- Gomba Branch - Kanoni, Gomba District
- Iganga Branch - Main Street, Iganga
- Ishaka Branch - Rukungiri Road, Ishaka
- Jinja Branch - Iganga Road, Jinja
- Kalangala Branch - Kalangala
- Kalerwe Branch - Kaleerwe, Kampala
- Kampala Road Branch - Kampala Road, Kampala
- Kamuli Branch - Kitimbo Road, Kamuli
- Kamwenge Branch - Station Road, Kamwenge
- Kapchorwa Branch - 46 Kapchorwa Road, Kapchorwa
- Kayunga Branch - Main Street, Kayunga
- Kijura Branch - Kijura sub-county, Kabarole District
- Kikuubo Branch - Nakivubo Road, Kampala
- Kitintale Branch - Kitintale - Kampala
- Kumi Branch - Ngora Road, Kumi
- Lugazi Branch - Kampala-Jinja Highway, Lugazi
- Lwengo Branch - Mabiriizi, Lwengo District
- Masaka Branch - Edward Avenue, Masaka
- Mbale Branch - Republic Street, Mbale
- Mbarara Branch - High Street, Mbarara
- Mukono Branch - Kampala–Jinja Highway, Mukono
- Nakivubo Branch - 30-32 Mackay Road, Freeman Foundation Building, Kampala
- Nansana Branch - Hoima Road, Nansana
- Nateete Branch - Masaka Road, Nateete
- Ntungamo Branch - Old Kabale Road, Ntungamo
- Owino Branch - Kafumbe Mukasa Road, Kampala
- Pallisa Branch - Kasodo Road, Pallisa
- Soroti Branch - Solot Avenue, Soroti
- Tororo Branch - Bazaar Street, Tororo
Evelyn Kigozi Kahiigi is the chairperson of the board of directors. She is one of the non-executive directors of the bank. There are ten other board members, including Annet Nakawunde Mulindwa, the managing director, and Dennis Kakeeto, the only other executive director on the board.
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