Bangko Mabuhay retrains on the MABS Approach to Agricultural Microfinance

bangko mabuhayMABS conducted a re-training of the MABS Approach to Agricultural Microfinance for Bangko Mabuhay’s officers and staff members on August 14-16, 2009. The training was conducted in Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro where the bank’s 1-year old Mamburao branch is located. Fifteen participants composed of Account Officers, Microfinance Manager, Assistant General Manager, Compliance Officer, Mamburao Branch Manager and other branch staff, and the Microfinance Supervisor attended the training.

Focusing on Micro Agri-loan Product (MAP), the 3-day training featured MAP’s loan terms and conditions, systems and procedures, loan evaluation, and documentation. MABS trainers also discussed Management Information System (MIS) reports.

Fieldwork activities on the second day of the training focused on testing the trainees’ grasp and understanding of the concepts of MAP. The trainees were required to complete the CIBI forms, compute the prospective client’s cash flow and come up with a loan evaluation analysis. At the end of the training, the participants came up with a preliminary action plan and a work plan for the launching of the micro agricultural loan product tentatively scheduled in October 2009 in time for the rice planting season.

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MABS conducted a re-training of the MABS
Approach to Agricultural Microfinance for
Bangko Mabuhay’s officers and staff
members on August 14-16, 2009. The
training was conducted in Mamburao,
Occidental Mindoro where the bank’s 1-
year old Mamburao branch is located.
Fifteen participants composed of Account
Officers, Microfinance Manager, Assistant
General Manager, Compliance Officer,
Mamburao Branch Manager and other
branch staff, and the Microfinance
Supervisor attended the training.
Focusing on Micro Agri-loan Product (MAP), the 3-day training featured MAP’s loan
terms and conditions, systems and procedures, loan evaluation, and documentation.
MABS trainers also discussed Management Information System (MIS) reports.
Fieldwork activities on the second day of the training focused on testing the trainees’
grasp and understanding of the concepts of MAP. The trainees were required to
complete the CIBI forms, compute the prospective client’s cash flow and come up with a
loan evaluation analysis. At the end of the training, the participants came up with a
preliminary action plan and a work plan for the launching of the micro agricultural loan
product tentatively scheduled in October 2009 in time for the rice planting season.