Opportunities for Rural Banks to Use Smart Money to Expand Branchless Banking Services

By Aditya Banerjee This is the third of a four part series of articles about the RBAP-MABS National Roundtable 2012 Conference panel session entitled “Using New Channels to Expand Microfinance Services.” Mr. Jun Perez of SEEDFINANCE explained how their partnership with SMART in the Island Activation Program supports empowerment through mobile banking. SEEDFINANCE is a [...]

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, [...]

MABS Conducts Training of Service Providers

A Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop was conducted by the United States Agency for International Development-supported Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program last October 6 at the RBAP Building, Intramuros, Manila. The ToT Workshop ensured the proper presentation and use of RBAP-MABS training materials developed and compiled by the [...]