Bangko Kabayan undergoes HMF product operations review and operations review training

The USAID-supported RBAP-MABS program conducted an operations review of Bangko Kabayan’s housing microfinance (HMF) product on April 26-29. This was to assess the performance and status of the bank’s HMF product, evaluate its strong points and areas for improvement, and provide recommendations based on the review to further enhance the product design and operational system. [...]

Bangko Kabayan expands Mobile Phone Banking by targeting “influencers”

Last March 10-11, staff from the USAID-supported RBAP-MABS program went back to Batangas-based Bangko Kabayan to review its Mobile Phone Banking Channel Management pilot program. The team’s follow-up trip to Tingloy Island was to check on the developments of mobile phone banking activities there since the visit in December last year. Prior to the review, [...]

Providing M-Banking Services in a Remote Island: The Bangko Kabayan Experience

M-Banking allows rural banks to expand their reach to communities too small or too remote to justify a branch. Bangko Kabayan, working with the USAID-supported RBAP-MABS Program, has successfully piloted an approach that combines regular visits from bank officers with partnering with mobile money accredited merchants such as sari-sari stores, which provide cash-in, cash-out (CICO) [...]

RBAP-MABS & Rural Banks highlighted at the MMT Asia-Pacific Conference 2011

Having pioneered mobile phone banking and being noted as one of the world’s leaders in mobile money, the Philippines hosted the Mobile Money Transfer Asia Pacific Conference (MMT-APAC) on January 17-20 at the Hyatt Hotel and Casino in Manila. This is the second of Clarion Events’ MMT-APAC series, which started in December 2009. Gathering the [...]