RBAP-MABS facilitates Savings Mobilization Workshop at Katipunan Bank

By Meliza H. Agabin, RBAP-MABS Deputy Chief of Party Mobilizing savings, the other half of financial intermediation, can sometimes be something that a bank may not consciously and actively market. This happens especially when large credit lines from government banks or wholesale facilities become more attractive due to the ease of access and the perceived [...]

Katipunan Bank Expands Microfinance Services in Mindanao and the Visayas

Established in 1979 in the quiet town of Katipunan in Zamboanga del Norte, Rural Bank of Katipunan’s original mission was to service the banking needs of the community, particularly the public school teachers. Established in 1979 in the quiet town of Katipunan in Zamboanga del Norte, Rural Bank of Katipunan’s original mission was to service [...]

Northern Mindanao RBs trained on the MABS Approach to develop Micro-Agri Loan Products

MABS conducted the 6throll-out training on Micro-Agri Loan Product Development to interested Northern Mindanao participating banks on January 20-23 in Pagadian City. Twenty loan department officers and field staff from the Rural Bank of Dipolog, Rural Bank of Katipunan, Rural Bank of Oroquieta, Cooperative Bank of Misamis Oriental (CBMO), and 1st Valley Bank attended the [...]