Call for Nominations: Paeng Microfinance Awards 2012

Dear Partners and Friends, Rafael B. Buenaventura Micro Finance Resource Center Foundation, Inc. (the RBB Foundation) in partnership with Microfinance Council of the Philippines, Inc., the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS), PinoyME Foundation, and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, are launching the first Rafael B. Buenaventura Award for Outstanding [...]

RBAP-MABS Convenes Partners during a Regional Roundtable Conference in Manila

Over ninety participants from rural banks and other private sector partners gathered for the annual Regional Roundtable of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS), a program supported by the  United States Agency for International Development (USAID), last November 9 at the Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila. This year’s theme, [...]

2011 MCPI Conference highlights collaboration for responsible microfinance

Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program helped facilitate two sessions of the 2011 Microfinance Council of the Philippines Inc. (MCPI) Conference last July 28-29 at the Hyatt Hotel Manila. The conference themed, “Making a Difference: Multi-Stakeholder Action towards Responsible Microfinance” aims to promote responsible financial products and practices while [...]

Call for Nominations: Citi Microentrepreneur of the Year (MOTY) Awards

Dear Friends and Partners, Citi Philippines, the Microfinance Council of the Philippines Inc., and the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas are conducting the ninth run of the Citi Microentrepreneur of the Year (MOTY) Awards, a nationwide search for outstanding Filipino microentrepreneurs. The awards program aims to elevate awareness of and provide support for microfinance by recognizing [...]