In this video, MicroSave explains the Bishara Imara Lending Cycle, an individual loan product of Equity Bank. This episode discusses the first few steps of the lending cycle, namely, loan application, loan appraisal and analysis. After filling of the loan application, the loan officer visits the business premise and residence of the client for loan appraisal and analysis. The Loan Appraisal process is something that requires a considerable amount of skill and knowledge from the loan officer. Further, the loan officer also carries out background research before moving on to the next step of the lending cycle.