August 2011 Highlights

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Banco Dipolog’s HMF product undergoes operations review

The United States Agency for International Development-supported Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program conducted an operations review of Banco Dipolog’s housing microfinance (HMF) product last August 23-25. The technical assistance was designed to assess the product’s performance, determine and evaluate its strong points and areas for improvement, and provide [...]

RBAP-MABS Holds Regional Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation Course for Luzon Banks

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines–Microenterprise Access to Banking Services Program (RBAP-MABS) in cooperation with Globe’s G-Xchange Inc. (GXI) conducted a regional GCASH accreditation training and refresher course on August 25, 2011 at the RBAP Conference Room in Intramuros, Manila. Thirty-three (33) participants from eighteen (18) rural banks from Luzon completed the course.

Visayas and Mindanao rural banks trained on Microinsurance Basics

Rural banks based in Visayas and Mindanao recently completed the Basic Microinsurance Training during two separate sessions. Fifteen (15) bank officers and staff from eleven (11) Visayas and Mindanao rural banks attended the training held in Villa Margarita, Davao City, on August 18-19. While thirty-four (34) bank officers and staff from twenty-two (22) rural bank-members [...]