RBAP-MABS trains another set of rural banks to offer Housing Microfinance services

More rural banks are now preparing to offer housing microfinance (HMF) services as RBAP-MABS trains its third batch of bankers on market research for the HMF loan product. Twenty-five (25) participants from 9 rural banks interested in developing housing microfinance services for their clients attended the training held on August 25-27 in Mallig, Isabela. Held [...]

MABS orients rural banks on microinsurance

RBAP-MABS provided a comprehensive overview of microinsurance to its participating banks on July 20 as part of its campaign for better insurance services for microfinance clients. Twelve (12) senior bank officers from ten (10) rural banks attended the Senior Management Orientation (SMO) in Manila, which introduced the potential benefits of formal microinsurance services for rural [...]

MABS Approach to Microfinance introduced to Banco Las Piñas

RBAP-MABS conducted a senior management orientation (SMO) for Banco Las Piñas (Rural Bank of Zapote, Inc.) on July 15 to give the bank an overview of the MABS Program and the MABS Approach to Microfinance. The bank is located in the District of Zapote in the city of Las Pinas, Metro Manila. With assets of [...]

Cantilan Bank Celebrates 30 Years of Progressive and Excellent Community Banking Services

By: Eric Miller, guest blogger More than 500 attendees packed into a basketball gymnasium in Cantilan’s town square to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Cantilan Bank. The gala highlighted the banks remarkable growth over the past three decades and underscored the important role microfinance services played in their success. MABS started working with Cantilan Bank 11 [...]