Mobile Phone Banking Services Initiative Highlighted During the 50th Anniversary of USAID and Peace Corps

The United States Agency for International Development Agency (USAID) and Peace Corps organized an event demonstrating their involvement in the Philippines to mark their 50th anniversary last November 4 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall. In line with the event, the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) program [...]

USAID Officers Get Hands-on Briefing on Mobile Phone Banking Services

Officers of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) were given a firsthand briefing on the mobile phone banking initiative of the USAID-supported Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) Program during a visit with partner bank, PR Savings Bank’s Ortigas Branch on August 11, 2011. The officers included Science [...]

Visions on Mobile Banking & Mobile Money: A President’s View

Four rural bank presidents share their views and visions on mobile banking and mobile money using the Globe GCASH platform in the Philippines. Click the following links to watch the videos:

Rural Banks at the Forefront of Financial Inclusion

During his keynote speech at the Inaugural Dinner of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) last August 4, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Amando Tetangco Jr recalled the journey of the two institutions in pursuance of advancing the rural banking sector and expanding financial services through innovative channels to more Filipinos.