Conditional Cash Transfer Improves lives

More than a thousand people waited in line to receive their second cash payment from the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) or Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Tabogon, Cebu last July 26, 2011. Green Bank, a participating bank of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to [...]

RBAP-MABS links rural banks, insurers, MSPs, and ATM and m-banking partners in “speed networking” activity

Throughout its more than  12 years of working to strengthen the Philippine microfinance industry, the USAID-supported RBAP-MABS program has sought innovative methods not only in microfinance product and service delivery, but also in training methods on how to sustain best practices and maintain strong business partnerships. At the 2011 National Roundtable Conference held in Manila [...]

Summer Internship: An Introspection

AB Political Science student Angeline Gervacio shares her learnings and experiences as an intern of the RBAP-MABS Program 180 hours. This was how long I worked at the USAID-supported RBAP-MABS program for my internship this summer. I am Angeline Gervacio, currently taking up AB Political Science at the Ateneo de Manila University. Almost everyone who [...]

2010 MABS EAGLE Awardees

In May 2011, MABS named two of its outstanding participating banks as the EAGLE ACHIEVEMENT Awardees for 2010. These were Bangko Kabayan and Rural Bank of Gattaran. In recognition of the banks’ exemplary performance in 2010, MABS prepared video documentaries presenting each bank’s success and best practices. These videos are now available online. Click the [...]