April 2009 Highlights

Download MABS April 2009 Highlights .

Asian Development Bank takes a look at MABS’ Mobile Phone Banking initiatives

MABS Chief of Party John Owens presented the success of mobile phone banking and other MABS initiatives to Asian Development Bank (ADB) representatives on April 15, 2009, in lieu with the ADB’s goal of attaining societal transformation through banking.

MABS Senior Management Orientation

MABS conducted the Senior Management Orientation to orient officers of five rural banks on the MABS Approach to Microfinance on April 2, 2009. This is in line with expanding outreach to more rural banks and microenterprise clients.

MicroEnsure and MABS Participating Banks discuss Weather Index Insurance

MABS invited MicroEnsure Country Manager William H. Martirez to provide a briefing for representatives from Green Bank and GM Bank, Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) on March 31, 2009. The presentation centered on Weather Index Based Crop Insurance, an innovative microinsurance product that provides insurance protection to rice and corn farmers from drought [...]