The Future of Mobile Phone Banking in the Philippines: Global Trends for Rural Bankers to Consider (Part 3 of 3)

By: Atty. John V. Owens, MABS Chief of Party During my presentation, I shared with the audience some of the latest relevant updates and trends that we are seeing from around the world in terms of the uses of mobile money and mobile banking services. Viral Marketing & Use of Social Networks One interesting theme [...]

RBAP-MABS Participating Rural Bank Clients receive Citi Microentrepreneur of the Year Awards

The 2011 Maunlad Awardee, one of the two major national winners of the Citi Microentrepreneur of the Year (MOTY) Awards, is a microenterprise borrower of a participating rural bank of the United States Agency for International Development-supported Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program. Three other clients of MABS participating [...]

50th Anniversary of USAID-Peace Corps

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services invite the public to the 50th Anniversary of USAID Philippines and Peace Corps Philippines at the SM Mall of Asia on November 4, 2011 (Friday) 10am-8pm. For more information, please click here. The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services invites [...]

Cantilan Bank Focusing on Value Chains to Expand Micro Agri Lending

The Mindanao Fruit and Vegetable Summit on October 20-22, 2011 held in Davao City proved to be an opportunity for Cantilan Bank to meet with value chain players in the sector and strike partnerships that promise to be beneficial to both the farmers and the bank.  The summit brought together farmers, buyers and business leaders [...]