Rural Banks Transforming Microinsurance from Service to Business

By Ruth Aseron The Microinsurance Initiative of the RBAP-MABS Program began in May 2008. Since then, the Initiative has progressed and assisted 192 rural banks towards becoming responsible and legitimate agents of properly regulated and sustainable microinsurance products and services. Three rural banks shared their experiences during the 2012 RBAP-MABS National Roundtable Conference held at [...]

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 [...]

Tanzanians Take a Closer Look at Microfinance in the Philippines

In partnership with RBAP International Study Visit Program, The United States Agency for International Development-supported Rural Bankers Association of Philippines– Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program organized an international study group for representatives of the Cooperatives Rural and Development Bank Microfinance Services Company Ltd. (CRDB) of Tanzania on January 18, 2012. CRDB Microfinance Services [...]

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 [...]