February 2010 Highlights

Download MABS February 2010 Highlights .

MABS presents microfinance innovations at the Ateneo de Manila University

Promoting its initiatives and taking part in enlightening young minds, the USAID-supported RBAP-MABS team conducted a seminar on “Microfinance Innovations for the Base of the Pyramid” last February 26 for the Ateneo De Manila University audience. Presenting to a group of students, professors and practitioners in microfinance and mobile technology, the presentation focused its discussion [...]

MABS prepares RB Guinobatan for Microinsurance

Aiming to assist its participating banks in providing microinsurance services responsive to their clients’ needs, MABS conducted a microinsurance client demand study for the Rural Bank of Guinobatan, Inc. (RBGI) on February 24-26. The study revealed that the bank’s low-income clients are becoming increasingly aware of their family’s risk protection needs. By including microinsurance in [...]

MABS provides technical assistance to RB Guinobatan

MABS conducted a four-day technical assistance visit to the Rural Bank of Guinobatan on February 23-26 to review the bank’s microfinance products and operations. The visit included bank center visits, interviews with the bank’s management, interviews with the bank’s delinquent/exit clients, analysis of the bank’s competitors, focus group discussions with clients and staff, and review [...]