October 2009 Highlights

Download MABS October 2009 Highlights .

MABS trains Cagayan Valley Banks on effective disaster management

To fortify rural banks’ readiness and stability in times of crises and calamities, MABS conducted a Disaster Management Workshop on October 29 at Mallig Plains College in Isabela. Thirty-eight participants from 17 rural and cooperative banks and 3 other microfinance institutions attended the workshop, which covered topics on disaster preparedness, disaster management execution and recovery, [...]

Philippine Rural Banks’ Mobile Phone Banking experiences shared at the MMT Summit in Dubai

Taking part in the international mobile money technology (MMT) scene, MABS presented alongside other mobile phone banking leaders on how mobile money works on the “front lines” of microfinance at the 2009 Mobile Money Technology Global Summit held in Dubai on October 26-27. MABS Chief of Party John Owens shared the experience of rural banks [...]

MABS provides technical assistance to Bangko Mabuhay

MABS conducted a 3-day product and operations review of Bangko Mabuhay’s microfinance products and operations for both individual and group loans on October 21-23, 2009. The review team evaluated the performance of the bank’s microfinance products and operations, the product design and internal processes, their strengths, and areas for improvement. The team also assessed the [...]