Microfinance Information eXchange Shares New Updates for Rural Bankers

by Aditya Banerjee The Microfinance Information Exchange, or MIX Market, was formed under the belief that a lack of transparency across microfinance institutions (MFIs) and other microfinance players around the world contributes to stymied growth and prevents institutions from performing their best. As such, MIX collects and standardizes financial, operational, product, client and social performance [...]

MABS EAGLE Awardee

In June 2012, Bangko Kabayan was named by MABS as its outstanding participating bank as the EAGLE ACHIEVEMENT Awardee for 2011. In recognition of the banks’ exemplary performance in 2011, MABS prepared a video documentary presenting the bank’s success and best practices. The videos are now available online. Click the following links to watch the [...]

Mindanao rural banks cited for winning performance

Sun Star – Mindanao rural banks pulled off an impressive performance in terms of earnings, number of borrowers, and deposits in 2011, based on the Rural Banks Association of the Philippines – Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) reports. Results were based on the EAGLE (Efficiency, Asset Quality, Growth, Liability Structure, and Earnings) assessment results, [...]

Phl has best microfinance framework

Philippine Star – The Philippines has the best policy and regulatory framework for microfinance in the world, according to the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU). The EIU is a global consultancy and research outfit that helps business leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) [...]