cbe

USD
56.9888
58.1286
,
GBP
68.8685
70.2459
,
EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
CHF
60.2506
61.4556
,
SEK
4.8235
4.92
,
NOK
4.8161
4.9124
,
DKK
7.511
7.6612
,
DJF
,
JPY
0.333
0.3397
,
CAD
37.8309
38.5875
,
SAR
13.7515
14.0265
,
AED
14.0413
14.3221
,
XAF
0.012
0.0122
,
INR
,
KES
,
AUD
34.3952
35.0831
,
SDR
,
ZAR
,
CNY
7.1453
7.2882
,
KWD
177.2055
180.7496

awash

USD
56.9888
58.1286
,
EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
GBP
68.8685
70.2459
,
CHF
60.2506
61.4556
,
SAR
13.7515
14.0265
,
AED
14.0413
14.3221
,
CAD
37.8309
38.5875

abyssinia

GBP
68.8685
70.2459
,
CHF
60.2506
61.4556
,
EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
USD
56.9888
58.1286
,
CAD
37.8309
38.5875
,
AED
14.0413
14.3221
,
SAR
13.7515
14.0265
,
NOK
4.8161
4.9124
,
SEK
5.3298
5.4364

abay

USD
56.5376
57.6684
,
EUR
61.7956
63.0315
,
GBP
72.289
73.7348
,
CHF
64.3716
65.659
,
AUD
37.3657
38.113
,
AED
15.3911
15.6989
,
CNY
7.8594
8.0166
,
DKK
8.2877
8.4535
,
DJF
0.3166
0.3229
,
INR
0.6826
0.6963
,
JPY
0.3821
0.3897
,
KES
0.4082
0.4164
,
NOK
5.3785
5.4861
,
SAR
15.0739
15.3754
,
ZAR
3.0306
3.0912
,
SEK
5.5156
5.6259
,
SDR
78.118
79.6804

zemen

CAD
41.8021
42.6381
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EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
GBP
72.1136
73.5559
,
SEK
5.3298
5.4364
,
USD
56.9888
58.1286

buna

nib

GBP
68.8685
70.2459
,
EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
CHF
60.2506
61.4556
,
USD
56.9888
58.1286
,
CAD
37.8309
38.5875
,
AED
14.0413
14.3221
,
SAR
13.7515
14.0265

berhan

wegagen

USD
56.704
57.8381
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GBP
68.416
69.7843
,
EURO
61.4501
62.6791
,
CAD
37.8361
38.5928
,
AUD
33.7923
34.4681
,
CHF
59.9428
61.1417
,
SEK
4.8272
4.9237
,
NOK
4.7926
4.8885
,
DKK
7.4566
7.6057
,
DJF
0.2862
0.324
,
INR
0.6803
0.6939
,
KSH
0.4345
0.4432
,
JPY
0.3389
0.3457
,
SAR
13.6809
13.9545
,
AED
13.9722
14.2516
,
ZAR
3.1723
3.2357
,
CNY
7.0934
7.2353
,
KWD
176.0871
179.6088

dgb

USD
56.9757
58.1152
,
GBP
71.5102
72.9404
,
EUR
61.511
62.7412
,
CHF
62.7831
64.0388
,
CAD
41.6855
42.5192

enat

USD
56.8022
57.9382
,
GBP
70.7585
72.1737
,
CHF
62.3446
63.5915
,
SEK
5.1879
5.2917
,
NOK
5.1733
5.2768
,
DKK
8.1014
8.2634
,
KES
0.4271
0.4356
,
JPY
0.3673
0.3746
,
DJF
0.3181
0.3245
,
CAD
41.1312
41.9538
,
AUD
36.4897
37.2195
,
SAR
15.1424
15.4452
,
AED
15.4648
15.7741
,
ZAR
2.9861
3.0458
,
CNY
7.846
8.0029

addis

nbe

dashen

USD
56.9888
58.1286
,
GBP
68.8685
70.2459
,
CHF
60.2506
61.4556
,
SEK
4.8235
4.92
,
NOK
4.8161
4.91242
,
DKK
7.511
7.6612
,
JPY
0.333
0.3397
,
CAD
37.8309
38.5875
,
SAR
13.7515
14.0265
,
AED
14.0413
14.3221
,
EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
DJF
0
0
,
INR
0
0
,
KES
0
0
,
AUD
34.3952
35.0831
,
ZAR
0
0
,
CNY
7.1453
7.2882
,
KWD
177.2055
180.7496
,
AED

oromia

USD
56.9888
58.1286
,
GBP
68.8685
70.2459
,
EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
CHF
60.2506
61.4556
,
SAR
13.7515
14.0265
,
AED
14.0413
14.3221

lion

coop

USD
56.9239
58.0624
,
GBP
71.4053
72.8334
,
EUR
61.0167
62.237
,
SAR
15.1761
15.4796
,
AED
15.4967
15.8066

gadaa

USD
56.9586
58.0978
,
GBP
67.8529
69.21
,
EUR
61.1223
62.3447
,
AED
14.0327
14.3134
,
SAR
137438
14.0187
,
CHF
59.8147
61.011

hijra

amhara

USD
56.9888
58.1286
,
GBP
68.8685
70.2459
,
EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
CAD
37.8309
38.5875
,
AED
14.0413
14.3221
,
SAR
13.7515
14.0265

tsehay

USD
56.9888
58.1286
,
GBP
68.8685
70.2459
,
EUR
61.9126
63.1509
,
CAD
37.8309
38.5875
,
SAR
13.7515
14.0265
,
AED
14.0413
14.3221

tsedey

USD
56.9837
58.1234
,
EUR
61.6735
62.907
,
GBP
68.612
69.9842
,
AED
14.0396
14.3204

Shabelle Bank Review

Shabelle Bank

Shabelle Bank

7.3 Rating

0% Loan Interest

Interest free banking

Islamic Bank

first Somali-owned bank in Ethiopia

The first Somali-owned Bank

Written by: abenezer   Proof Read by:  abenezer

Pros and Cons

Good customer services
Convenient for the wide Islamic community 
Different investment services chooses 
Suitable to singular religious followers
Limited number of branch and location set
Poor choices offer for the diaspora community 
52+ branches

Shabelle Bank Information

Contact Information

Diaspora Benefits

  • Diaspora Deposit accounts
  • Diaspora loan
  • remotel activite managmaent system

Internet Banking

  • Can Check Balance
  • Can Transfer Money
  • View Account Statement
  • Can Control Progress
  • Can Pay Bills Online

Mobile Banking

  • Mobile Application
  • Balance Inquery
  • USSD Application
  • Mobile Top Up
  • Money Transfer

Loan Interest

Apply for a loan here

Banks Ethiopia gives you the access and information you need to get car loan and house loan services in Ethiopia from the bank of your choice. If you are a non resident and/or a foreigner with origin of Ethiopia looking for these loan services, make sure to visit our diaspora mortgage loan and diaspora vehicle loan pages to acquire a more detailed information.

Shabelle Bank Exchange Rate

 Customers can find the Latest exchange rate of Shabelle Bank here.

About Shabelle Bank

The formation of Shabelle bank was due to the transformation of one of the strongest microfinance institutions, Somali Micro Finance Institution (SMFI), under the brand name Shabelle giving an identity base for its entitle from one of the longest rivers in the Horn of Africa, Wabi Shabelle river which makes its pass through Somalia region of Ethiopia.

The reformation was made following the directive of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) issued in mid-2020, allowing microfinance institutions to evolve into commercial banks.

Before its transaction, Somali Microfinance Institution share company (SMFISC) had been giving its microfinance operation services starting from the time of its foundation and registration by the National Bank of Ethiopia in 2017 through its 42 branches across the Somali region and beyond with its center being held inside the region.

With the permit given by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE), SMFI, jointly with the formation of interest-free banking (IFB), filed its application in May last year to the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) to evolve itself to become a bank under the brand name Shabelle and has officially received its commercial banking license to boost its operation under the full-scale financial scheme.

what is the paid up capital of shabelle Bank

shabelle Bank currently has more than 500 million birr paid up capital,more than 52 brunches and 1 million number of customers.

Building Growth Strategy for Banking

Shabelle builds its growth strategy on its position as a leading Islamic Bank with deeply rooted customer relationships and strong engagement with the local communities. The Bank operates strictly under the principles of Islamic sharia and is well organized for its product development capability, Islamic banking research, and advisory services. It works under the supervision of the resident Shariah board member and a Shariah supervisory board comprising internationally renowned scholars.

This makes the Bank the first Somali-owned Bank in Ethiopia and the third interest-free banking (IFB) provider since it conducts all its operations under the principles of Islamic banking and is fully disengaged from interest-based transactions. The Somali regional government has the most extensive shareholdings in the Bank to create financial inclusiveness for the societies of ethical financial products”.

Shabelle Bank head office address is located in two different location following a dual headquarters concept, from Addis Ababa and Jigjiga, which is the capital of the Somali region,” giving the business headquarter set of the Bank at Addis Ababa and the political head office at Jigjiga, with a possible chance of adjustments in the future said Khadar Ahmed, President of Shabelle Bank during the license receiving ceremony of the Bank.

 

Services provided by Shabelle Bank

Shabelle bank Still provides its microfinance service despite its transformation to a private commercial Bank, offering different banking service choices for its customers.

1,Personal Banking

Shabelle Bank personal Banking service is a type of service where customers can take care of there usual day to day banking service with the options the Bank provides.

  • Asset Financing:

    Asset financing enables you to access business assets such as equipment, machinery, and vehicles without purchasing them upfront. It can also free up cash from the value of assets you already own or use your existing assets as collateral against a business loan from an asset financing lender. Assets like home and vehicle

  • Current Account:

    The account is designed based on “Al-Wadiah” Islamic ‘Shari’ah” principles. Customers can withdraw their funds from this account on demand. On the other hand, the Shabelle Bank takes permission from customers that the Bank may utilize their money. No profit is disbursed in these Accounts, and depositors are not subject to any losses on their balance. The customers will be beneficial by getting Access to an internationally recognized debit card. It has no special requirement.

  • International Banking

perform Import and Export transactions through the specific service provided by Shabelle Bank.

Import FinancingShabelle Bank uses various Islamic banking tools to finance multiple aspects of the import process in a “Shari’ah” compliant manner. The Bank have the capacity to facilitate the following vital elements:

      1. Imports under Documentary Credit (Sight & Usance).
      2. Imports under Collection (DP & DA).
      3. Import Financing.
      4. Shipping Guarantees.

Shabelle bank also facilitate requirements for bonds/guarantees that an importer requires.

Export Financing: Exporters are critical to the economy as foreign exchange earners. Shabelle Bank will provide exporters priority treatment. The Bank will leverage Islamic banking tools to facilitate various aspects of the export process in a “Shari’ah” compliant manner. The following export elements are facilitated through Shabelle Bank, export financing.

      1. Exports under Collection (DP & DA)
      2. Exports under Documentary Credit (Sight & Usance)

Shabelle bank  facilitate requirements for bonds/guarantees that an exporter requires.

  • Savings Account

Foreign Currency Savings Account:  can be opened in multiple currencies. Ethiopian individuals earning in a foreign currency, and residing abroad, will be eligible to open foreign currency accounts. These accounts will be based on the “Mudarabah” principle and comply with local regulations and ‘Shari’ah” codes. It has Attractive profit rates and an Easy account opening procedure(Minimum balance of $ 50)

General Savings Accounts(Mudarabah): allows customers to profit from their deposits. Shabelle Bank will invest funds on behalf of the customer. The Bank allocates an attractive percentage of the profits earned towards the customer’s savings account. Customers can deposit and withdraw money from their accounts whenever they wish.

Hajj/Umrah Savings Account :- Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam. It is mandatory for every Muslim who has the means to perform the duty. However, due to the prevailing socio-economic situation in the country, individuals interested in performing Hajj can only arrange the required amount of money at a time. The desire of many to perform Hajj still needs to be fulfilled. Shabelle Bank has, therefore, introduced a Hajj savings scheme to allow individuals eager to perform Hajj to build their savings.

The unique benefits of the account

      1. Persons eager to perform Hajj within one to twenty-five years may build up savings by depositing a monthly installment. At the end of the period, if the total deposited amount, including profit, becomes less than the actual expenditure for Hajj in that particular year, the depositor may perform Hajj by depositing the balance amount.
      2. The tiered profit-sharing ratio (PSR) is calculated monthly and distributed quarterly if the required minimum balance is maintained.
      3. No annual account maintenance fee is required if the minimum balance is maintained.

Special requirement to have this account

  1. Minimum balance of 1,000 Birr.
  2. Agreement to withdraw funds only once a year, on necessity.

 

Senior Citizens AccountThe Shabelle Bank seniors deposit account is based on the “Mudarabah” principle of Islamic ‘Shari’ah.” After a long, busy life dedicated to their career, family, and society, senior citizen deserves some priority. Shabelle bank will offer them exactly that.

The unique benefit of the account

  1. Applicable only to senior citizens above the age of 60 years.
  2. Higher profit-sharing ratios.
  3. Priority services are offered at the branch level.

 Special requirement to have this account 

  1. Priority services are offered at the branch level. 

 

2,  Corporate Bank

 Corporate finance is the sub field of finance that deals with how corporations address funding sources, capital structuring, accounting, and investment decisions.

 

  • Investment Deposit Account
  1. Flexi-Term Deposit:–  The flexi-term deposit is structured under “Wakala” Islamic Investment principles. ShabelleBank will have the authority to invest the deposit amount and return it with expected profits, according to the tenor of the investment. The additional flexibility is the ability to withdraw funds during the “Wakala” tenor. These accounts will be available in local and foreign currencies. 

The unique benefit of the account

  The investor is expected to receive attractive yields semi-annually; Clients have the flexibility of withdrawal at each profit payment date.

Special requirement to have this account

 A minimum Investment of 6,000 Birr is stated as one of the

       2.Fixed Term Deposit:- “Wakala” refers to a contract where an investor authorizes an entrepreneur (Shabelle Bank) to do certain financial transactions on their behalf. It is a contract of agency where the Bank will act as an agent of the investor while charging a fixed management fee (“Wakala” Fee). Shabelle Bank will invest the customer’s funds and return them with profits at maturity. These accounts will be available in local and foreign currencies.  

The unique benefit of the account

Highest safety and security 

In case of falling profit rates in the market

the client will continue to enjoy the expected high profit and be Full “Shari’ah” Compliant.

 Special requirement to have this account 

  A minimum Investment of 6,000 Birr and a declaration of income are a 

  • Asset Financing

We help you invest in assets to secure your future or grow your business.

  1. Asset Financing(Musharaka): Asset financing will be based on the principles of “Diminishing Musharaka.” The Bank and the business jointly purchase the asset (i.e., property/machinery Etc.).

The Bank subsequently leases its share to the customer. The business is also offered the opportunity to buy equity shares of the assets. Shabelle Bank will gradually reduce the holding until the title to the property is completely transferred to the business.

 

     2.Term Financing(Musharakah): Shabelle Bank will offer “Shari’ah” compliant term loans under the Islamic Musharakah principle. It is an agreement under which Shabelle Bank provides capital for the business to engage in profit-generating – “Shari’ah” compliant activities.

The profit/losses are distributed between the Bank and the company at predetermined ratios. Shabelle Bank will act as the sleeping partner, and the customer will be the main working partner of the partnership. A Bank representative will be observing the activities of the business.

    3,Working Capital Finance(Tijara): Working capital financing for businesses is offered under the Islamic “Tijara” principles. The facility will enable businesses to meet their working capital requirements, sell finished goods, and settle with Shabelle Bank. Under the “Tijara” principle, the Bank will purchase the finished goods of the business. It will appoint the business as its agent to sell the same goods in the market. The facility is settled via the receipts of the sale.

 

3,Mobile Banking

Shabelle Bank has brought banking to the fingertips via an all-in-one, modern, user-friendly, and secure mobile banking app. Quickly check account balances and account histories, make transfers, view your financing facilities, manage your cheques, contact the Bank, and so on the Shabelle Bank mobile app anywhere.

4,Microfinance

Shabelle Bank was established as a microfinance institution before its transformation. Now, as a banking institute, shebelle understands the pulse of this market segment and intends to be a key enabler for small businesses and households within the country.

Additional services offered by shabelle Bank

Financing and Investment products to be availed by the Bank for its esteemed customers include:-

  • Trade-Based Mode of Financing (Murabaha, Salam, and Istisna‘a)
  • Rental-Based Mode of Financing (Ijarah)
  • Partnership-Based Mode of Financing (Musharaka)
  • Interest-Free Export Financing (Qard Al Hassen)

Shabelle Bank provided interest free bank loans for customers with a lot of choice like interest free mortgage loan, interest free vehicle loan, Islamic loans interest free service choices which the customers can get through there recent brunch of the Bank.

Hello Cash Shabelle Bank

HelloCash Shabelle bank is a secure and easy mobile banking application provided by Shabelle bank to its customer. the app is away to provide easy transaction of money, get airtime service, and direct payments through the Banks chosen merchants by using QR code

Contact Information

Shabelle Bank phone number: +251257756976/77

Shabelle Bank email address: [email protected] / [email protected]

SWIFT: SBEEETAA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

7.3

Shabelle Bank

Loan Interest

10

Mobile Banking

10

Internet Banking

8

Saving Interest

5

Customer Service

5.8

Diaspora Benefit

5

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